Ingrid Caven

Ingrid Caven is an actor and singer best known for her performances in the films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, including Love is Colder Than Death (1969), Gods of the Plague (1969), Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1969), Rio das Mortes (1970), The American Soldier (1970), The Merchant of Four Seasons (1971), Martha (1973), Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (1975), Fear of Fear (1975), and In a Year of 13 Moons (1978). Sometime muse to Yves Saint-Laurent, she is the subject of Jean-Jacques Schuhl’s award-winning Ingrid Caven: A Novel (2000).  

“Air du Rat” is a poem written by Léon-Paul Fargue (1876-1947), first published in 1923 and set to music by Eric Satie as part of a song cycle for voice and piano.