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 Louise “The Muse” Colet

Louise “The Muse” Colet

Birth
Aix-en-Provence, Departement des Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Death 8 Mar 1876 (aged 65)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Verneuil-sur-Seine, Departement des Yvelines, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 2531 · View Source
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Author. Born in the Aix-en Province of France, she was a pioneer feminist literary, known to her contemporaries as the Muse. A flamboyant populist, she wrote her first poetry novel “Fleurs du Midi,” in 1836. Her Paris salon became a meeting place for many noted literary writers such as Gustave Flaubert who had strong affections for her. Some of her most noted works included “Mirabeau’s Youth” (1841), “Broken Hearts” (1843), “In Women’s Hearts” (1852), “The Woman’s Poem” (1854) and “Him” (1859). She died at age 65 in Paris France.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2531
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louise “The Muse” Colet (15 Aug 1810–8 Mar 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2531, citing Municipal Cemetery, Verneuil-sur-Seine, Departement des Yvelines, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .