Clair TISSEUR

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Author, Architect & Designer

FrenchBorn Barthelemi Clair TISSEUR

French writer and architect

Born on January 27, 1827 in Lyon, Rhône , France

Died on September 30, 1895 in Nyons, Drôme , France

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Clair Tisseur (27 January 1827, in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, Rhône – 30 September 1896, in Nyons, Drôme), was a French architect whose best known work is Église du Bon-Pasteur, a prominent Romanesque Revival church in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon. He is also remembered as a historian, linguist, biographer, poet, novelist, journalist, moralist, and satirist who frequently published his writings under the pen name Nizier du Puitspelu.Tisseur organized and mentored a cultural society in Lyon called L'Alme et Inclyte Académie du Gourguillon, founded in 1879, that published numerous works during the Third Republic and into the 20th century. Members of the society included writers (Auguste Bleton, Henri Béraud, Monseigneur Lavarenne), artists (Pierre Combet-Descombes), and political leaders (Salles, Godard) who were active in Lyon.
French cinematographer Philippe Roger created a documentary film about Clair Tisseur entitled Clair l'obscur in 2000.

...   Clair Tisseur (27 January 1827, in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, Rhône – 30 September 1896, in Nyons, Drôme), was a French architect whose best known work is Église du Bon-Pasteur, a prominent Romanesque Revival church in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon. He is also remembered as a historian, linguist, biographer, poet, novelist, journalist, moralist, and satirist who frequently published his writings under the pen name Nizier du Puitspelu.Tisseur organized and mentored a cultural society in Lyon called L'Alme et Inclyte Académie du Gourguillon, founded in 1879, that published numerous works during the Third Republic and into the 20th century. Members of the society included writers (Auguste Bleton, Henri Béraud, Monseigneur Lavarenne), artists (Pierre Combet-Descombes), and political leaders (Salles, Godard) who were active in Lyon.
French cinematographer Philippe Roger created a documentary film about Clair Tisseur entitled Clair l'obscur in 2000.


Works as architect
City hall of the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon
Église Saint-Clair de Brignais, 1859-1862 in Brignais (Rhône),
Église Saint-Jean de Chabeuil, 1862 in Chabeuil (Drôme),
Église Saint-Claude de Tassin, 1866-1868 in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune (Rhône),
Église Saint-Martin d'Orliénas, Orliénas (Rhône),
Église Sainte-Blandine, 1863-1869 in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon,
Église du Bon-Pasteur, 1875-1883 in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon,
Église de Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, 1858 in Saint-Laurent-d'Agny (Rhône),
Église de Saint-Ferréol, in Saint-Ferréol-d'Auroure (Haute-Loire),
Several houses in the rue de la République (Lyon).


Writings
Fascinated by the history of the city of Lyon, its culture, and its regional Franco-Provençal dialect, Claude Tisseur penned numerous newspapers articles, narrative writings, and scholarly language studies, as well as humorous works. These include Les vieilleries lyonnaises in 1879, Les oisivetés du sieur Puitspelu in 1883, Très humble traité de phonétique lyonnaise in 1885, and Les Coupons d'un atelier lyonnais published posthumously. Le Littré de la Grand'Côte, his popular dictionary in Lyonnaise dialect first published in 1894 has been continuously in print for more than 100 years.He also wrote the novel Histoire d'André in 1867, a large volume of poetry titled Pauca Paucis in 1889, and a collection of memoires he called Au hasard de la pensée in 1895.


See also
Franco-Provençal language


References


External links
Clair Tisseur (1862), Sur un dictionnaire de philosophie de Frédéric Morin, 16 pp., at Google Books
Clair Tisseur (1867), Histoire d'André, 202 pp., (novel) at Google Books
Nizier du Puitspelu pseud. Clair Tisseur (1882), Un Nöel satirique en patois lyonnais, 72 pp., at Google Books
Nizier du Puitspelu pseud. Clair Tisseur (1885), Très humble essai de phonétique lyonnaise, 145 pp. at Google Books
Nizier du Puitspelu pseud. Clair Tisseur (1890), Dictionnaire étymologique du patois lyonnais, 470 pp., at Google Books
Nizier du Puitspelu pseud. Clair Tisseur (1891), Les vieilleries lyonnaises de Nizier du Puitspelu, 398 pp., at Google Books
Clair Tisseur (1894), Pauca paucis, 380 pp., (poetry) at Google Books
Clair Tisseur (1893), Modestes observations sur l'art de versifier, 355 pp., at Google Books



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