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 Benjamin Péret

Benjamin Péret

Birth
Reze, Departement de la Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France
Death 28 Sep 1959 (aged 60)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 31
Memorial ID 9431340 · View Source
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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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  • Originally Created by: Apats
  • Added: 7 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9431340
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .