Dorgeles, Roland

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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'


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


Source Notes

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

Gauquelin vol 6


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction