I have always been convinced that French poetry is by itself a good enough reason to learn the French language. Anyone who has seen Groundhog Day should be convinced of that:

At any rate, I finally got around to creating suitable melodies (actually Irene, my wife, for several) for my favorite French poems by Verlaine, Victor Hugo and Baudelaire. You can find those recordings at:


Last modified: December 24, 2022

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