Michel Albert

French painter who lived in Deia in 1960s and was part of Es Deu Des Teix group.

Born in Balley, France 1939. Michel studied at the School of Beaux Arts in Perpignan, then at the Academie Charpentier in Paris in 1956.

He came to Deya in 1960 where he lived and painted in a flat over the central telephone, bakery and butcher. He was part of Es Deu Des Teix. He loved women and they adored him although he often said: “I love the pursuit… the conquest is less exciting”… Michel lived fast and died young.

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