Friday, September 14, 2012

The Letters of Erik Satie

I am sitting here watching the amazing French film "Diva" and realizing that the composer Erik Satie had some amazing letters. Calling Erik Satie a composer is like calling a butterfly an insect. I will not go into his eccentric nature as that can be found very readily online, but I will say this: He was a man that was known to have only dated one woman his whole life, Suzanne Valadon. After that, his intimacy to the outside world must have been through letters. I actually had the luck to stay in the apartment across the street where the whole incident with Ms.Valadon happened.

Regardless, here is a letter of Satie's for your reading:

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