Category Archives: Lulli

Music of the Spheres

We are in Paris, right on the corner of Sainte-Anne and Petits Champs. It is here that Lulli composed his Te Deum for the Sun King’s recovery after a rather brutal anal fistula. Lulli owned this building. This is why … Continue reading

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When the Fat Guy Sings: Versailles Royal Opera

Louis XV did not change much the Chateau of his great-grandfather; but he added those bronze statues inside le Bassin de Neptune and the Opera House that you see at the end of the Northern wing. This was a welcome … Continue reading

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Anal Fistula of the Sun King

The exhibition Science At Versailles shows the famous medical instrument invented for the surgery of the royal anal fistula. The tool was first introduced into a select group of patients afflicted by the same disease. Some of them died. Those who … Continue reading

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the foutains get tired

Turn off the fountains, they can’t take this anymore. For this reason alone, winter at Versailles is the best time of the year. Oh they have those summer days when they turn them all on, and the music, they call it the … Continue reading

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