French pianist and poet living in Paris, Laure Cambau coaches lyrical singers and takes part in poetic readings improvising at the piano. She was invited to participate in several festivals around the world such as the “Festival de Poésie Internationale de 3 Rivières”, “Encuentro de Poesia del mundo Latino di Morelia”, “Feria del Libro di Mexico”, “Poetic Evenings of Struga” in Macedonia,“Tetovo’s Festival”, “Rencontres Internationales Poétiques de Dakar”, “Festival of Poetry in Novi-Sad” in Serbia as well as in various poetic events in France and abroad.
Laure Cambau published several poetry books among them “Boulevards Lunatiques” (Brocéliande Publisher, 1998), “L’Home dans la baignoire” followed by “Nuages des Temps Ordinaires” (Amandier Publisher, 2001), “Latifa, la petite fille qui pleurait des mots” (musical tale, music R. GAGNEUX, Durand Publisher, 2000), “Et le Pourboire des Anges”, (Amandier Publisher, 2005) and “Le couteau dans l’étreinte” (Phi Publisher, Luxembourg, co-published by “Ecrits des Forges”, Québec, 2007).
For her last book “Lettres au voyou céleste suivi de Blanc sans blanc” (Amandier Publisher, 2010) she was awarded the Poncetton Prize of the “Société des Gens de Lettres” as well as the Simone Landry Award and the Naji Nahman Prize (2015).
Her most recent publications are “La fille peinte en bleu” (Ecrits des Forges Publisher, co-publishing Caractères, 2015) and “Ma peau ne protège que vous” (Castor Astral Publisher, 2015).
Laure Cambau is also drawn to working with other artists. This has led her to collaborate with painters coming from various horizons such as J. VIMARD, M. CAMBAU, C. TEXEDRE, P. HELENON, E. BURGOS. Lately she published two books with the Balkan painter Omer KALESI (ed. Globus, Tirana, 2010, 2015).
Laure Cambau's poetry appears in many literary magazines and renowned poetic anthologies (Seghers, Gallimard...). She is translated and published in several languages and countries. Some of her work has been adapted to music.
In addition to her poetry work Laure Cambau holds a teaching position as vocal accompanist at the Conservatory in Paris (XVII arrondissement) in the class of Leontina Vaduva and regularly gives recitals with singers and instrumentalists in France and abroad. In 2010 she recorded a disk of romantic music with Oboe
(Laurent HACQUARD, Hybridmusic).