Jacques Rivière, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jacques Rivière

French writer

Date of Birth: 15-Jul-1886

Place of Birth: Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 14-Feb-1925

Profession: writer, music critic, publisher, literary critic, novelist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Jacques Rivière

  • Jacques Rivière (15 July 1886 – 14 February 1925) was a French "man of letters" — a writer, critic and editor who was "a major force in the intellectual life of France in the period immediately following World War I." He edited La Nouvelle Revue Française (NRF) from 1919 until his death.
  • He was influential in winning a general public acceptance of Marcel Proust as an important writer.
  • His close friend was Alain-Fournier (Henri Alban-Fournier) with whom he exchanged an abundant correspondence.

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