Businessman, journalist, and publisher who co-owned The Bulletin during its greatest period of influence in Australian politics and culture.
He spent little time at home and instead worked all day, sometimes as a paper delivery boy.
He changed his name to be more French-sounding because of his love of French culture.
He was married to his job as a newspaper man. He founded the Archibald Prize art award.
He and William Randolph Hearst were contemporaries.