Une vie, une oeuvre

Name of Podcast: Une vie, une oeuvre

What topics are covered: This podcast talks about culture, more specifically from dead artists.

Why is it good to listen to? The host of this podcast speaks quite slowly and use informal language. The guests however can speak faster.

You can subscribe or listen to the podcast by finding “Une vie, une oeuvre” on iTunes, or through http://www.franceculture.fr/podcast/4900146

How often are the podcasts updated? The podcasts are updated on a weekly basis, on Saturday.

Length of each podcast: Each episode is 58 minutes long.

Podcast Description: Une vie une œuvre is a podcast broadcast on France Culture. Martin Quenehen, radio producer and writer, presents this podcast. Every week, the podcast “Une vie une œuvre” discuss the life of great people who can be artists, thinkers, politicians etc. Men and women who marked the world by their work and despite their disappearance, are remembered. For example, the show can be about Serge Gainsbourg or Charles Trénet, famous French singers, or Guillaume Apollinaire, poet. It can also discuss the life of people who made important things such as Pierre de Coubertin, who “re-created” the Olympic Games.

These people are remembered during the show thanks to the people who knew them, such as family members, or people who admire them, such as writers. It can also be people who had special relationships with the creators. This podcast is interesting because you can discover or rediscover the life of great artists through testimonials and untold stories.

Summary: This podcast is very interesting to learn more about famous people and their lives, and to acquire more knowledge about history.

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