Grenier, Roger

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Grenier, Roger Gender: M
born on 19 September 1919 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Caen, France, 49n11, 0w21
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 25°17' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°59 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 08°33'

Roger Grenier (2014)
photo: Secretaría de Cultura de la Presidencia de la Nación, license cc-by-sa-2.5


French novelist, journalist, radio animator, and existentialist. He was Regent of the Collège de ’Pataphysique.

He was a member of the French resistance during World War II.

He is the recipient of the Grand prix de l'Académie française in 1985 for his body of work of more than thirty works: novels including the best-sellers Le Palais d'hiver (1965) and Ciné-roman (Prix Femina in 1972), as well as essays on Chekov and F. Scott Fitzgerald and memoirs. He is best known in the United States for his work The Difficulty of Being a Dog (Les larmes d'Ulysse), translated by Alice Kaplan.

He died on 8 November 2017, aged 98, in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • friend relationship with Brassai (born 9 September 1899)


  • Work : Prize 1985 (Grand prix de l'Académie française)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher collection: Gauquelin 6/385


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 98)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Memoirist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Existentialist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Grand prix de l'Académie française)