Victo Hugo and rebelion

Victor Hugo, Jersey in 1853, By Auguste Vacquerie Born in 1802, Hugo was a successful writer of his time and a political personality. His strong opposition to Napoleon III and his “coup d’Etat”offered him popularity in France but at a price of an exile.

Miles Davis & Billie Holiday, NYC, 1958 by Dun Hunstein

From Cool Jazz to Hard bop and then Jazz Modal this tormented genius had to fight against a lot of demons before being able the shake hands with the devil and finally make peace with himself. Indeed, The separation with his first wife  Juliette Gréco in 1949 because of the shadow of racism in USA…