Pierre Reverdy

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Birthday
13, 1889
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 17, 1960 (70)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
13, 1889
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 17, 1960 (70)

About

French poet who was inspired by and is sometimes associated with Dadaism, Cubism, and Surrealism. His literary works include Etoiles peintes, Coeur de chene, and Plupart du temps.

Before Fame

He grew up in southern France and was taught by his father, who was in the wine business.

Trivia

He founded Nord-Sud, an important French literary journal, in 1917.

Family Life

He married a woman named Henriette and also had a long-lasting romantic relationship with Coco Chanel.

Associated With

His poetry was admired by Guillaume Apollinaire, whom Reverdy met in the Montmartre district of Paris.

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