Paul Fort, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Paul Fort

French poet and playwright

Date of Birth: 01-Feb-1872

Place of Birth: Reims, Grand Est, France

Date of Death: 20-Apr-1960

Profession: writer, poet, playwright

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Paul Fort

  • Paul Fort (1 February 1872 – 20 April 1960) was a French poet associated with the Symbolist movement.
  • At the age of 18, reacting against the Naturalistic theatre, Fort founded the Théâtre d'Art (1890–93).
  • He also founded and edited the literary reviews Livre d'Art with Alfred Jarry and Vers et Prose (1905–14) with poet Guillaume Apollinaire, which published the work of Paul ValĂ©ry and other important Symbolist writers.
  • Fort is notable for his enormous volume of poetry, having published more than thirty volumes of ballads and, according to Amy Lowell for creating the polyphonic prose form in his 'Ballades francaises' .

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