Baumann, Emile

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Name
Baumann, Emile Gender: M
born on 24 September 1868 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LMT m4e51 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 01°43' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 11°40 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 23°03'



Biography

French writer.

He was descended from a Lutheran family converted to Catholicism.In Algiers he met Saint-Saëns, and devoted his first work to him. He was directly involved in the Catholic Literary Renaissance movement, alongside such people as François Mauriac, Paul Claudel and Pierre Reverdy. Sister Mary Keeler, in her Catholic Literary France says that of all French novelists of the time Baumann was perhaps the most completely Catholic. He was awarded the Prix Balzac in 1922 for his novel Job le Prédestiné. In 1931 he married Elisabeth de Groux, daughter of Belgian painter Henry de Groux.

He died in Vernègues on 24 November 1941.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 6

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction