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Gysin, Brion

LC control no.n 79026860
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3557.Y8
Personal name headingGysin, Brion
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See alsoPartner: Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997
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Other standard no.100267599
Associated countryCanada England United States France Morocco
LocatedEdmonton (Alta.) Kansas City (Mo.)
Paris (France)
Tangier (Morocco)
Paris (France)
Birth date1916-01-19
Death date1986-07-13
Place of birthTaplow (England)
Place of deathParis (France)
Field of activityFiction Poetry Painting Performance art Surrealism Visual poetry Biography
AffiliationUniversiteĢ de Paris
Profession or occupationPainters Authors Performance artists Novelists Musicians Biographers
Visual poet
Found inTo master--a long goodnight ... 1946.
The last museum, 1986: t.p. (Brion Gysin) p. 8 (d. 7/13/86)
The process, 1987: t.p. (Brion Gysin) foreword (Brion Gysin, 1916-1986) jacket (b. in England 1916)
Dictionary of art online, June 1, 2016 (Gysin, Brion, b. Taplow, Bucks., 19 January 1916, died Paris 13 July 1986; painter, writer of poetry, novels, biographies; took part in performances; grew up in Kansas City, Mo. and Edmonton, Alta.; studied painting at the Sorbonne in Paris (1933-1935); moved to Tangier in 1950; close friend and collaborator of William S. Burroughs; returned to Paris for life in 1973; named a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French ministry of culture in 1985)
VIAF, July 7, 2016 (VIAF ID=100267599: Gysin, Brion, 1916-1986; author, painter, musician; collaborated with William S. Burroughs)
Associated languageeng fre