|Birthname||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)|
|Astrology data||24°16' 27°34 Asc. 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.
Didier Geslain archive, 'Ecrivains' pdf file, p. 136.
Gauquelin vol 6
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction