Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Gaudier-Brzeskas in:
 • Polish Memorial
 • Neuville-Saint-Vaast
 • Departement du Pas-de-Calais
 • Nord-Pas-de-Calais
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
Birth: Oct. 4, 1891, France
Death: Jun. 5, 1915, France

French Sculptor and Draughtsman. He became a sculptor in Paris without any training. In 1911, he moved to London with his partner, Sophie Brzeska, and there, he associated with figures such as Wyndham Lewis and Ezra Pound. He became a founder member of the London Group and the following year signed the Vorticist Manifesto. Later, he enlisted in the French Army, and sadly, he was killed in the front. Although his work was ignored during his life-time, he was widely recognized as one of the most important sculptors of his generation. He was admirer of Rodin and his work announces abstract sculpture. Among his works are Tête hiératique d'Ezra Pound, Femme assise (MNAM, Paris), Danseuse en pierre rouge (Tate Gallery, Londres), Cerfs (musée de Chicago), Oiseaux debouts (MOMA, New York). In the village of Neuville-Saint Vaast, there is a Polish memorial, for the Poles that died in action, among them, this famous sculptor.
 (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
Polish Memorial *
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
*Memorial Site [?]
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Dec 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10178762
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
Added by: Anonymous
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Suzie Nash
 Added: May. 3, 2016

- Cindy
 Added: Jun. 5, 2014
Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: May. 3, 2013
There are 21 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.8 after 17 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED