Jean-claude Izzo

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Birthday
20, 1945
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 26, 2000 (54)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
20, 1945
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 26, 2000 (54)

About

French poet and novelist who shot to fame in the 1990s for Total Chaos, Chourmo, and Solea, neo-crime novoles collectively known as the Marseilles Trilogy.

Before Fame

He wrote stories and poems while in school, but after graduation, was sent to work a lathe. When he was 18, he began working at bookstore.

Trivia

He campaigned for the Catholic peace movement Pax Christi until he was drafted into the army, where he served as a photographer and a journalist.

Family Life

His father immigrated to France from Italy and married his mother, who was the daughter of a Spanish immigrant.

Associated With

Another famous French author is Gaston Leroux, who penned The Phantom of the Opera.

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