Artists’ Graves

This list consists of photos of the graves of famous artists (painters, architects, writers, poets, composers, actors, etc.) that I have visited.

 

Dante Alighieri (ca 1265-1321)
Italian poet; author of the Divine Comedy
Basilica di San Francesco, Ravenna

dante

 

Ivo Andrić (1892-1975)
Yugoslav writer; author of The Bridge on the Drina
Ново гробље, Belgrade

andric

 

Erik Gunnar Asplund (1885-1940)
Swedish architect (the Nordic Classicism); designer of the Stockholm Public Library
Skogskyrkogården, Stockholm

asplund

 

Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)
French poet; author of The Flowers of Evil
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris

baudelaire

 

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)
Irish playwright; a key figure of the Theatre of the Absurd; author of Waiting for Godot
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris

beckett

 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
German Classical and Romantic composer
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

beethoven

 

Lujza Blaha (1850-1826)
Hungarian actress
Kerepesi temető, Budapest

blaha

 

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
German Romantic composer; author of the Hungarian Dances
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

brahms

 

Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996)
Russian-American poet and essayist
Cimitero di San Michele, Venice

brodsky

 

Karel Čapek (1890-1938)
Czech writer of science fiction
Vyšehradský hřbitov, Prague

capek

 

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Polish Romantic composer and pianist
Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris

chopin

 

Sergei Diaghilev (1872-1929)
Russian ballet impressario; founder of the Ballets Russes
Cimitero di San Michele, Venice

diaghilev

 

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
Influential French visual and plastic artist; author of the Bicycle Wheel
Cimetière monumental, Rouen

duchamp

 

Marguerite Duras (1914-1996)
French writer and film director
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris

duras

 

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Czech Romantic composer; author of the New World Symphony
Vyšehradský hřbitov, Prague

dvorak

 

Ferenc Erkel (1810-1893)
Father of Hungarian opera
Kerepesi temető, Budapest

erkel

 

Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)
French Realist novelist; author of Madame Bovary and Sentimental Education 
Cimetière monumental, Rouen

flaubert

 

Serge Gainsbourg (1928-1991)
Influential French singer and songwriter
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris

gainsbourg

 

Greta Garbo (1905-1990)
Swedish-American actress in the Golden Age of Hollywood
Skogskyrkogården, Stockholm

garbo

 

Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937)
Italian Neo-Marxist philosopher
Cimitero acattolico, Rome

gramsci

 

Alexander Sergeyevich Griboyedov (1795-1829)
Russian playwright, author of Woe from Wit
Mtatsminda Pantheon of Writers and Public Figures, Tbilisi

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Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872)
Influential Austrian dramatist
Hietzinger Friedhof, Vienna

grillparzer

 

Mari Jászai (1850-1926)
Hungarian actress
Kerepesi temető, Budapest

jaszai

 

Mór Jókai (1825-1904)
Hungarian writer and revolutionary; author of The Man with the Golden Touch
Kerepesi temető, Budapest

jokai

 

Tadeusz Kantor (1915-1990)
Polish painter and theatre director
Cmentarz Rakowicki, Kraków

kantor.jpg

 

John Keats (1795-1821)
English Romantic poet; author of Ode to a Nightingale and To Autumn
Cimitero acattolico, Rome

keats

 

Yahya Kemal Beyatlı (1884-1958)
Turkish writer and politician
Aşiyan Asri Mezarlığı, Istanbul

kemal

 

Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941-1996)
Polish film director (The Decalogue and the Three Colours trilogy)
Cmentarz Powązkowski, Warsaw

kieslowski

 

Danilo Kiš (1935-1989)
Serbian-Jewish writer; author of A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
Ново гробље, Belgrade

kis

 

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
Austrian Symbolist painter, member of Vienna Secession
Hietzinger Friedhof, Vienna

klimt

 

Karl Kraus (1877-1936)
Austrian satirist
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

kraus

 

Ödön Lechner (1845-1914)
Hungarian Secessionist architect; designer of the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest
Kerepesi temető, Budapest

lechner

 

Stanisław Lem (1921-2006)
Polish writer of science fiction; author of Solaris
Cmentarz Salwatorski, Kraków

lem

 

Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996)
Italian actor (La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2, and La Notte)
Campo Verano, Rome

mastroianni

 

Jan Matejko (1838-1893)
National painter of Poland
Cmentarz Rakowicki, Kraków

matejko.jpg

 

Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)
French writer of short stories; author of Boule de Suif, Bel-Ami, and Pierre et Jean
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris

maupassant

 

Czesław Miłosz (1911-2004)
Polish writer; author of The Captive Mind
Skałka, Kraków

milosc

 

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)
Italian painter of portraits and nudes
Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris

modigliani

 

Molière (1622-1673)
Father of French literature; writer of comedies such as Tartuffe and The Misanthrope

Jean de la Fontaine (1621-1695)
French writer, author of Fables

Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris

moliere_la_fontaine

 

Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939)
Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist
Vyšehradský hřbitov, Prague

mucha

 

Mihály Munkácsy (1844-1900)
Hungarian painter
Kerepesi temető, Budapest

munkacsy

 

Georg Wilhelm Pabst (1885-1967)
Austrian film director (Pandora’s Box)
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

pabst

 

Milorad Pavić (1929-2009)
Serbian novelist and literary historian; author of the Dictionary of the Khazars
Ново гробље, Belgrade

pavic

 

Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935)
Portuguese Modernist poet and writer; author of Maritime Ode and The Book of Disquiet
Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Lisbon

pessoa

 

Édith Piaf (1915-1963)
French singer, one of the most celebrated performers of the 20th century
Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris

piaf

 

Ezra Pound (1885-1972)
American Modernist poet and erudite; author of The Cantos 
Cimitero di San Michele, Venice

pound

 

Marcel Proust (1871-1922)
French Modernist writer; author of In Search of Lost Time
Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris

proust

 

Roberto Rossellini (1906-1977)
Italian Neorealist film director (Rome, Open City and Journey to Italy)
Campo Verano, Rome

rossellini

 

Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804-1869)
French literary critic
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris

sainte_beuve

 

Sayat-Nova (1712/1722-1795)
Armenian ashugh
Cathedral of Surp Kevork, Tbilisi

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Arnold Schönberg (1874-1951)
Austrian composer, inventor of dodecaphony
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

schoenberg

 

Otto Schönthal (1878-1961)
Austrian Secessionist architect; designer of Villa Vojcsik
Hietzinger Friedhof, Vienna

schonthal

 

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Austrian Romantic composer
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

schubert

 

Münir Nurettin Selçuk (1900-1981)
Turkish classical musician and singer
Aşiyan Asri Mezarlığı, Istanbul

selcuk

 

Delphine Seyrig (1932-1990)
French-Lebanese actress, known from Last Year at Marienbad and Jeanne Dielman
Cimetière du Montparnasse, Paris

seyrig

 

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
English Romantic poet; author of Ode to the West Wind
Cimitero acattolico, Rome

shelley

 

Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884)
Czech Romantic composer
Vyšehradský hřbitov, Prague

smetana

 

Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)
American writer and a leading figure of Parisian Modernism
Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris

stein

 

Stendhal (1783-1842)
French Realist writer; author of The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma
Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris

stendhal

 

Johann Strauss I (1804-1849)
Austrian Romantic composer; author of Radetzky March
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

strauss_vater

 

Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)
Austrian composer of waltzes and operettas
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

strauss_sohn

 

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Influential Russian-French-American composer; author of The Rite of Spring
Cimitero di San Michele, Venice

stravinsky

 

Franz von Suppé (1819-1895)
Austrian composer of operettas; author of Light Cavalry
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

suppe

 

Wisława Szymborska (1923-2012)
Polish poet
Cmentarz Rakowicki, Kraków

szymborska

 

Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar (1901-1962)
Turkish Modernist writer; author of A Mind at Peace and The Time Regulation Institute
Aşiyan Asri Mezarlığı, Istanbul

tanpinar

 

Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675)
Dutch painter; author of Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Milkmaid, and View of Delft
Oude Kerk, Delft

vermeer

 

Otto Wagner (1841-1918)
Austrian architect, founder of Vienna Secession, and designer of many buildings there
Hietzinger Friedhof, Vienna

wagner

 

Andrzej Wajda (1926-2016)
Polish film director; a prominent member of the Polish Film School
Cmentarz Salwatorski, Kraków

wajda

 

Franz Werfel (1890-1945)
Austrian writer; author of The Forty Days of Musa Dagh
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

werfel

 

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Irish writer and aesthete; author of The Picture of Dorian Gray
Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris

wilde

 

Stanisław Wyspiański (1869-1907)
Polish writer, painter and designer
Skałka, Kraków

wyspianski

 

Miklós Ybl (1814-1891)
Hungarian architect; designer of Hungarian State Opera House and St. Stephen’s Basilica
Kerepesi temető, Budapest

ybl

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