Jean-Baptiste Lully
Jean-Baptiste Lully

Specializing in the cultural life of the court of Louis XIV at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, I have done extensive research on Jean-Baptiste Lully, his operas and comedy-ballets.

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Le Mariage Forcé de Molière
Le Mariage Forcé de Molière

For the last 20 years, I have done extensive research on Molière and Lully's comedy-ballets.

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Huguette Dreyfus & Eduard Melkus
Huguette Dreyfus & Eduard Melkus

I have done extensive research and interviews for a new article I am writing on Huguette Dreyfus. To see the first article, click below.

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Jean-Baptiste Lully
Jean-Baptiste Lully

Specializing in the cultural life of the court of Louis XIV at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, I have done extensive research on Jean-Baptiste Lully, his operas and comedy-ballets.

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Articles

French Harpsichordist Huguette Dreyfus
by Sally Gordon-Mark
Huguette Dreyfus
American Photographer William Abbott
by Sally Gordon-Mark
Photographer William Abbott
Molière à Saint Germain en Laye : les comédie-ballets
François Couperin à Saint Germain en Laye :
une mystère

Translation 

Clients have included:

  • L'Arte lirica Paris

  • Jon Baxendale, Musicologist & Editor

  • Rebecca Campeau, Peintre & sculpteur textile

  • L'Atelier Marc Ducornet

  • L'Ensemble Faenza (CD booklets & website)

  • La Fondation Cartier

  • Le Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication

  • Harpsichordist Olivier Baumont

  • Harpsichordist Laure Morabito

  • Warner Classics - Erato

  • Yale University

Historical Research

HISTORICAL RESEARCH

Suite à mes découvertes inédites sur Coco Chanel, journaliste Elise Le Bivic  m'a interviewé le 1 avril 2019 pour l'émission "Stupéfiante" dans les archives de la Préfecture de Police.

 

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Fruits of my research can be found in these books:

  • Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War, Hal W. Vaughan, Alfred A. Knopf, 2011;  Albin Michel 2012

  • Elsa Schiaparelli: A Biography, Meryle Secrest, Penguin, 2015 

  • The Benjamin Franklin Papers, Vol.44, Yale University Press, 2019

  • Sybille Bedford, Selina Hastings, Chattus & Windus, 2020