Canadian poet who was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1911 and the Officer Academy of the French Government in 1912.
He joined Montreal's Académie Saint-Jean-Baptiste in 1886 and was paralyzed by Pott's disease for a number of years.
He was a member of the literary school of Montreal.
He was born the eldest of eleven children to his mother and his father who worked at the Superior Court.
He was a writer from Quebec like Will James.