Gerald Godin

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Birthday
13, 1938
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 12, 1994 (55)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1938
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 12, 1994 (55)

About

Quebec-born poet, journalist, politician, and 1987 recipient of the Prix Quebec-Paris literary honor. He is perhaps most famous for a poetic work entitled Ils ne demandaient qu'à brûler.

Before Fame

He worked as a journalist for La Presse, a Montreal newspaper.

Trivia

He was arrested during the 1970 October Crisis. Later a prominent member of the Parti Quebecois, he was elected to several government positions.

Family Life

He and Pauline Julien, a Canadian singer, were life partners.

Associated With

He was a literary contemporary of fellow Canadian author Timothy Findley.

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