Gascar, Pierre

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Gascar, Pierre Gender: M
Fournier, Pierre
born on 13 March 1916 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 22°37' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°33 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 24°59'


French journalist, literary critic, writer, essayist and screenwriter.

His imprisonment in a German stalag during the Second World War heavily influenced his writing during that period.

Gascar became a journalist after the end of the war. In 1953, after winning the Prix Goncourt for Les Bêtes, he decided to devote himself entirely to his literary work.

He wrote several biographies and studies of nature, taking a poetic and philosophical approach.

He won the Prix Roger Caillois in 1994.

He died 20 February 1997, Lons-le-Saunier.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1953 (Goncourt Prize)

Source Notes

Geslain archive


  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)