Lafforgue appears as one of Georges Perec's memories in Je me souviens (1978), a book inspired by Joe Brainard's I Remember (1970). Of Perec's 480 memories, Lafforgue is number 467.
*I took these dates from those on the grave, although his given birthdate doesn't tally with other sources.
Below are links to three of Lafforgue's songs, the first one being a performance with Georges Brassens on guitar, the second two being recordings of two of his most popular songs:
René Louis Lafforgue: 'Le Poseur de rails'
René Louis Lafforgue: 'Julie la Rousse'
René Louis Lafforgue: 'L'Écluse'