Jody Pou

Jody Pou, singer, author and painter.

Jody is the author of Will and I thought j’irais en Bloom, two experimental books of prose and poetry mixed.

She has sung Ligeti as a soloist at the Paris Opera, and has received prizes in several international competitions. She has worked with numerous ensembles throughout Europe and the US in a career that has taken her across the musical spectrum from Baroque to Modern music.

Jody studied at the Paris Conservatory and holds two first prizes in Lyric and Baroque singing.

In 2009, Les Petits Matins, Paris, published her first book, Will.

In 2014, her second book, I thought j’irais en Bloom, was published by le Bleu du Ciel, Bordeaux, supported by funding from the French National Book Center.

Jody writes in French and English within the same sentence, mixing the two.

In 2007, Jody created the netlabel, with composer, Igor Ballereau in New York City. It includes Igor’s compositions, pieces commissioned by Jody and Igor from artists such Garth Knox and Kenneth Kirschner, as well as Webern’s integral piano with voice opuses; Jody, voice; Emily Manzo, piano. In 2014, it was on her netlabel that she released the album Made in Blue of Baroque songs and Jazz standards, mixed.

In 2014, she began painting.

She currently lives between France and the US.

A more detailed biography can be found at

Here on this site, you will find links to works, articles about Jody’s work, some social media info and paintings. Feel free to cite. Music is generally licensed CC, non-commercial, share alike. This means that you can share it, use it, manipulate it, and you cannot sell it. Please always use the contact form first to ask for permission. Paintings are copyrighted.