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 Benjamin Péret

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Benjamin Péret

  • Birth 4 Jul 1899
  • Death 28 Sep 1959
  • Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Plot Division 31
  • Memorial ID 9431340

French writer, a main character of the surrealism. He was a strong friend of Breton, also a member of the Communist Party. In 1928 his collected poems "Le Grand Jeu" was published. He took part in the Spanish Civil War, then he moved to Mexico. He returned to Paris only in 1948. He died there in 1959. Breton said about him: "He was my dearest and oldest battle comrade".

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 9431340
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Péret (4 Jul 1899–28 Sep 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9431340, citing Batignolles Cemetery, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .