Lapaire, Hugues

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Lapaire, Hugues Gender: M
born on 26 August 1869 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Sancoins, France, 46n50, 2e55
Timezone LMT m2e55 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Choisnard
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 03°01' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 17°48 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 22°13'

Hugues Lapaire


French poet, novelist, storyteller and literary critic. He was awarded the Balzac in 1909 and was crowned by the French Academy in 1910.

His work draws its inspiration from the land of his home province of Berry. He published hundreds of books in French and patois Berry. He actually dedicated his life to the defense of rural traditions and values of three provinces: Berry , the Nivernais and Bourbonnais.

He began to write poems and articles for newspaper. He attended the literary cafés where he became known as a poet patois. He published his first collection of poems "Old tables" and "Sainte Solange." In 1904, he wrote his first novel "The Courandier", and in 1906 released "The Hawk". Demobilized at the end of the First World War, he joined the French Alliance , an association for the defense of the French language, and lectured throughout Europe. He was elected president of the French Federation regionalist , he led several collections devoted to Berry , but also the Nivernais and Bourbonnais .

Lapaire Hughes has published many books on the history of the region, customs, tales, legends. He wrote poems, songs patoisantes, novels regional parts. Indefatigable collector of memory, it leaves a considerable work.

He died 2 January 1967 at the age of 98.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


Source Notes

Choisnard in "Langage astral"


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (98 yrs)
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Creativity