Brion Gysin bio

Birth Name: Brion Gysin

Occupation: Performance Artist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: January 19, 1916

Date Of Death: July 13, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Canadian

Brion Gysin was born on the 19th of January, 1916. He was popular for being a Performance Artist. Artist, poet, and performance artist best known for his drawings, paintings, and calligraphic works.

Brion Gysin was born in England. He invented an artistic device called the “Dreamachine,” which created flickers of light that could still be seen if the viewer’s eyes were closed. He was a close friend of the novelist William S. Burroughs, who made frequent use of the ‘cut-up technique’–a method of cutting up and rearranging text to form new meaning– that Gysin had invented.

Brion Gysin was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Brion Gysin was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Brion Gysin is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Brion Gysin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Brion Gysin’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Brion Gysin kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Brion Gysin was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Brion Gysin
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Brion Gysin was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Brion Gysin was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Brion Gysin had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Brion Gysin’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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