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Louis Aragon
Birth: Oct. 3, 1897
Death: Dec. 24, 1982

French Poet, Novelist, and Essayist. Born Louis Andrieux, he was a founding member of Surrealism with Paul Éluard, André Breton among others. In 1919 he founded the review Littérature with Breton and Philippe Soupault. His first collection of poems, Feu de joie was published in 1920. He also wrote short stories, the first collection of them is Le Libertinage from 1924. Aragon was a political activist and spokesman for communism, and that has influenced also his poetry, Le front rouge. During the World War II he was a member of French Resistance Movement. From 1953 to 1972 he was the editor of Les Lettres francaises. In 1957 he was rewarded with the Lenin Peace Prize. His wife was Elsa Triolet, an other french author, the sister-in-law of Russian poet Mayakovsky. The main works of Aragon include Les adventures de Télémaque - The Advantures of Telemachus, Le paysan de Paris - The Nightwalker, Le cloches de Bale - The Bells of Basel, Les voyageurs de l'impériale - The Century Was Young.  (bio by: Apats) 
 
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Triolet Foundation's Park
Saint-Arnoult-en-Yvelines
Departement des Yvelines
Île-de-France, France
 
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Record added: Jun 14, 2005
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