Conchon, Georges

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Name
Conchon, Georges Gender: M
born on 9 May 1925 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )
Place Saint Avit, France, 45n52, 2e31
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 18°22' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 01°33 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 10°42'



Portrait of Georges Conchon 
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Georges Conchon

Biography

French author and screenwriter. In 1952 Conchon was head of division in the French Parliament. He traveled a lot, especially to Africa. In 1960 he was nominated as Secretary in the Senate until 1980. His first published novel is "The Great Laundry" in 1953. In 1964 he won Goncourt Prize for the novel L'Etat sauvage.

As a screenwriter, his record is brilliant. He also worked for television. Some of his books were adapted to movies, including "The State savage".

He was also amateur sculpture and playing jazz.

He died 29 July 1990.


Link to Wikipedia biography (French)

Events

  • Work : Prize 1964 (Goncourt Prize)

Source Notes

Geslain archive

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)

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