Ribemont-Dessaignes, Georges

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Ribemont-Dessaignes, Georges Gender: M
Georges Victor Jules Léon Ribemont-Dessaignes
born on 19 June 1884 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Montpellier, France, 43n36, 3e53
Timezone LMT m3e53 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°41' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°32 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 14°38'


French writer and artist associated with the Dada movement.

In addition to numerous early paintings, Ribemont-Dessaignes wrote plays, poetry, manifestos and opera librettos. He contributed to the Dada (and later surrealist) periodical Literature.

Among Ribemont-Dessaignes' works for the theater are the plays The Emperor of China (1916) and The Mute Canary (1919), and the opera libretti The Knife's Tears (1926) and The Three Wishes (1926), both with music by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů. His novels include L'Autruche aux yeux clos (1924), Ariane (1925), Le Bar du lendemain (1927), Céleste Ugolin (1928), and Monsieur Jean ou l'Amour absolu (1934).

He died on 9 July 1974.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death, Cause unspecified 9 July 1974 at 10:00 AM in Saint Jeannet
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate no. 633 in the online Hérault archives, image 161/413. [1]

Death data from death certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Ecrivains' pdf file, p. 242.


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (painter, Dadaist movement)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (plays, opera librettos, poet)