Monday, December 30, 2013

Ravel Perfume Corp

The Ravel Perfume Corp was established in Nice, France and had a branch in New York City.

Ravel was established by Aizic Manole in the 1940s after his partnership in the Legrain perfumery company was dissolved just before the second world war. Ravel also produced cosmetics such as nail polish.

The name Ravel was chosen after the name composer and subsequently Ravel released several perfumes with names taken from famous songs of the era such as "Bolero" by Ravel. The perfume Faun was inspired by the Debussy classic "Afternoon of a Faun."


The Ravel Perfume Corp was established in Nice, France and had an branch in New York City.

1945 - Ravel Perfumes, Inc

Filed Feb. 5, 1968. - Ravel Perfume Corporation, d.b.a. Van Pell, New York, N.Y.

1971 - Ravel, N.Y. -


The perfumes of Ravel:
  • 1945 Adagio
  • 1945 Pagan
  • 1945 Pagoda
  • 1945 Faun
  • 1950 Caprichio
  • 1950 Ecstasy
  • 1950 Feuilles d'Automne
  • 1950 Gai Printemps
  • 1950 Heure Mauve
  • 1950 Majeste
  • 1950 Troubador
  • 1953 Bolero
  • 1955 L'Amour En Rose
  • 1955 My Fair Lady
  • 1955 Moments-De-Passion
  • 1956 No. 6
  • 1956 No. 9
  • 1965 Green Jade for Men
  • Ravel Cologne for Men

Faun was the best known fragrance from this house.




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