Claude Esteban

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Birthday
26, 1935
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 10, 2006 (70)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1935
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 10, 2006 (70)

About

French poet, essayist, translator, painter, and 2001 recipient of the prestigious Prix Goncourt. His numerous poetic works include La Mort à distance, Sept jours d'hier, and Le Nom et la Demeure.

Before Fame

He was the son of a French mother and a Spanish father. His early experience of the division of languages and cultures greatly influenced his poetic development.

Trivia

He founded Argile, a magazine dedicated to poetry and painting, in 1973.

Family Life

He married Denise Esteban, a painter. Three years after her 1986 passing, he published a poetry collection entitled Elegie de la mort violente (Elegy of the Violent Death).

Associated With

He translated many of Octavio Paz's works from Spanish into French.

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