Daniélou, Cardinal. Jean b. May 14, 1905 d. May 20, 1974 Roman Catholic Cardinal. One of the twentieth century's most renowned theologians, Jean Guénolé Louis Marie Daniélou was born at Neuilly-sur-Seine to an anticlerical politician, several times minister and an educator and foundress of institutions for women's education. His brother Alain was a noted Indologist while his sister Ménie Grégoire was a well known exponent of popular feminism. Frequenting the University of Sorbonne, he joined the Society of Jesus in 1929, and concluding his...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimetiere de Vaugirard, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France Plot: Tomb Of The Society Of Jesus.
de Lubac, Cardinal. Henri Marie b. February 20, 1896 d. September 4, 1991 Roman Catholic Cardinal. One of the most influential theologians of the twentieth century, Henri-Marie Joseph Sonier de Lubac was born in Cambrai to a noble family, the son of a banker. Joining the Society of Jesus in Lyon on October 9, 1913, due to the political situation of the period, the school located to St. Leonard's on Sea in East Sussex. Drafted to the French Army in 1914, following a head wound received at Verdun he returned to the Jesuits and continued his philosophical studies first...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimetiere de Vaugirard, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France Plot: Tomb Of The Society Of Jesus.
Séjan, Nicolas [original burial site] b. March 17, 1745 d. March 19, 1819 Organist, Pianist, Composer. Reputedly the greatest French organist of his generation, and one of the founders of the French piano school. Séjan spent his whole life in his birthplace of Paris, initially studying organ with his uncle Nicolas-Gilles Forqueray, and composition with Louis Charles Bordier. His 1764 debut at the Concert Spirituel brought him instant fame as a virtuoso, revealing his genius at improvisation and a forward-looking keyboard technique. In 1772 he was named one of the...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Cimetiere de Vaugirard, Paris, City of Paris, Ile-de-France, France