About the Artist (In English)

Dr Space Toad                                                                                                                                           aka Jean Paul Dionysus,  Jean Paul Ruskinson, and Paul Francis le Troubadour du Dimension 7.                                                                                                                                        And other nom de plumes such as “Uchu Hikigaeru” at one of his recent concerts in Japan.  Intergalactic and International Troubadour from the 16th Dimension (and others): Singer-Songwriter, Composer, Electric Guitarist, Classical Spanish guitarist, Mandolin playing Minstrel and Wondering Bard, Renaissence man,  Folk JPD (3) (1)singer, songs original,and from many different genres, and dimensions. Poet, author, actor, painter, comedian. Philosopher, Existentialiste and Symboliste.  Click on these  different persona links to hear some of his different types of music. Dr Space Toad Time Machine   also known “Space Toad. Venusiano also known as” Paul Francis le Troubadour  , Jean Paul Dionysus”The Moon is a Dandy” ,Jean Paul Dionysus “Vampire Love” Paul Morris (Folk)  , Pablo Francisco de Nunca, and Jean Paul Ruskinson.Neptunes Daughter..           Jean Paul Ruskinson”Grand Collection”See more Music on CD page.

IMG_21991_LI (2)Paul Francis le Troubadour 
Dr Space Toad  is a Troubadour who has played music all his life begining his musical carear at the age of 4. Originaly from Neptune. Although previously called The Stranger,  Jean Paul Ruskinson and Jean Paul Dionysus. He has written over two hundred songs, (not all of which have been recorded yet and some have been lost) the lyrics range from romantic to the mystical, environmental, surreal and anything in betwean.
His favourite poets and authors who have inspired him are Charles Baudelaire, Fernando Arrabal, Byron, Flan O Brian, Pablo Picasso (yes he was a poet too), Hermann Hesse, Theodore de Banville, and Franz Kafka among many others. He is also a fan of Luis Bunuel and El Perro Andaluz.
He is currently working on his forthcoming book’s “The life and Times of Dr Space Toad” ,”The death of Dionysus” and compiling a book of his lyrics and poetry which will hopefully be available soon along with his books “The Trials and Tribulations of a Twenty-First Century Troubadour in Paris” “Le Mariage du Roi Bizare” and “The Thwarted Tangentialist” ! “Ne pousez pas le Fleuve”,”The Centipede from Atlantis” and ” Gerald the Pig”.                                                                                                                                                       Click here for Book page for more details on Litterature!     See CD page for more details on CD’s click here.                                                                Vampire Love - YouTube                    Jean Paul Dionysus(The Moon is a Dandy).(Vampire Love)  A True … Troubadour who played in “The Troubadour” Cafe, The Poodle Lounge in Club Dog. etc. Glastonbury. Dublin, Venecia, Athens, Patmos, Esauira. Dans la quartier Latin a Paris. Et beaucoup d’áutres venues. He inspired many people around him with his enchanting music, poetry, lyrics and whimsical sense of humour and charisma. He was a hairs breadth away from fame ( although he was fameophobic and a master of self sabotage) but had no manager or agent to leap-frog him into the small-time amongst the little fairy folk. Il avais un leipreachán que a jouer la violin sur son Chapeaux haut du form.                                                                                                      He later became Dr Space Toad along with various other nom de plumes.

 

2 Responses to About the Artist (In English)

  1. Just one little post to say to you that I love your writing style and your creativity. Sorry for my bad English, I’m Italian.

  2. Patrick says:

    Well what do you know?- I saw the “Toads” In Norwich Arts Centre. First Norwich gig I went to.

    You never know you might get something out of it.

    Turn to automatic go around go around and around.

    Go around the town again.

    Go around the town and back again.

    Shadows in the city light.

    You never know what you might find.

    Or pebbles stuck in concrete no more rolling stones.

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