Dorgeles, Roland

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Name
Dorgeles, Roland Gender: M
Rolland Maurice Dorgeles
born on 15 June 1885 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Amiens, France, 49n54, 2e18
Timezone LMT m2e18 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 24°16' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°34 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 01°45'



Biography

French novelist and a member of the Académie Goncourt.

A prolific author, he is most renowned for the Prix Femina-winning Wooden crosses ("Les croix de bois"), a moving study of World War I, in which he served. It was published in 1919 (in English by William Heinemann in 1920).

Dorgelès served as a juror with Florence Meyer Blumenthal in awarding the Prix Blumenthal, a grant given between 1919-1954 to painters, sculptors, decorators, engravers, writers, and musicians.

He died 18 March 1973.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'Ecrivains' pdf file, p. 136.

Gauquelin vol 6

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction