Tour of Pere Lachaise

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Maybe the best cemetery in the world
(although I have been to few of them)

Departing from the Metro:
There is a McDonald’s, which I don’t avoid
A Post Office
A Bank Branch
While in the Neighborhood:
And a Found a Bakery Down a Side Street with a formidable Pan d’Epice (Spice Bread)
On the street to the cemetery, I sometimes buy flowers to leave on graves

Pere-Lachaise-colorAbelard and Heloise (The Ancient Lovers)

Enter on the Uphill Side
and theoretically walk down to the lower entry

Bring a Map (the app is frustrating)

Stein's Grave (RE)    Gertrude Stein (“Alice Tobias” on the backside)

Frederic Chopin    Frédéric Chopin (Polish Composer)

Musicians and Composers

Maria Callas

morrisonrevisions    Jim Morrison (Rock Star)

Edith Piaf singing    Edith Piaf (Singer)

Louvre Artists


Recording Artists

Baron Antoine-Jean GROS (Division 25)
Gericaut (Raft of the Medusa)
(Modigliani across the street and up the hill)


Sarah Bernhardt
Marceau    Marcel Marceau (Mime Artist)

Marcel is the only individual at Pere LaChaise that I’ve seen-in-person
(At the Chicago Opera House)

Marcel Proust

Oscar Wilde's graveOscar Wilde (Author)

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