Bruant, Aristide

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Bruant, Aristide Gender: M
Aristide Louis Armand Bruand
born on 6 May 1851 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Courtenay, France, 48n02, 3e03
Timezone LMT m3e03 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 14°53' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 12°11 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 02°43'

Aristide Bruant (by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)


French cabaret singer, comedian, and nightclub owner.

He is best known as the man in the red scarf and black cape featured on certain famous posters by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. He has also been credited as the creator of the chanson réaliste musical genre.

In 1885, Bruant opened his own Montmartre club, a place he called "Le Mirliton."

He died on 10 February 1925, aged 73.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'chanteurs' pdf file, p. 40.


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Nightclub owner)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Cabaret singer)