Léo Ferré (August 24, 1916 - July 14, 1993) was a monegasque poet, composer and a musician.
Born in Monaco, Ferré mixed lyricism with slang; love with anarchy. He took a central place in the French song world and is a prominent figure in this domain. He was involved in anarchism and worked with Radio Libertaire, an anarchist free radio emitting in Paris and around France. Along with Georges Brassens and Jacques Brel, he is a great composer and writer of French songs.