Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar

Birth
Brussels, Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Death 17 Dec 1987 (aged 84)
Northeast Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Burial Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 6103463 · View Source
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French-American novelist, poet, critic and translator. Well-known novelist during the 30's. Teacher and lecturer in America. She achieved international stature as a novelist with "Les mémoires d'Hadrien" (1951). Other main works are: "L'oeuvre au noir", "Le labyrinthe du monde", "Comme l'eau qui coule", "Les temps, ce grand sculpteur", "Mishima ou la vision du vide". First woman to be elected to the Académie Française (1980).

Bio by: M. Rosaria Corrado


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  • Originally Created by: M. Rosaria Corrado
  • Added: 20 Jan 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6103463
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marguerite Yourcenar (8 Jun 1903–17 Dec 1987), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6103463, citing Brookside Cemetery, Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .