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 François Coppee

François Coppee

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 23 May 1908 (aged 66)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 9.
Memorial ID 7317 · View Source
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Poet. Born in Paris, France, he was regarded as the poet of the humble. As a student of the Parnassion school. his first printed verses were in 1864. His first play, “Le Passant” (1869), was received at the Odéon Theatre, followed with “Fais ce que dois” (1871) and “Les Bijoux de la deliverance” (1872). While holding a post in the library of the French Senate, he was chosen in 1878 as archivist of the Comedie Francaise, held the office (1878-84) and was made an officer of the Legion of Honor in 1888. Some of his noted works included “Le Reliquaire” (1866), “Les Humbles” (1872), “Olivier” (1875), “Poèmes et récits” (1886) and “Paroles sincères” (1890). He died at age 66 in Paris, France.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7317
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for François Coppee (26 Jan 1842–23 May 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7317, citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .