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Louis Aragon (1897–1982)

Louis Aragon was born on October 3, 1897, in Paris, France. He graduated from Lycée Carnot, then studied medicine in Sorbonne and befriended a fellow medical student André Breton. In 1917 he was drafted in the First World War and served in a military hospital. There he met Guillaume Apollinaire and they became close friends. Together with Breton, ... See full bio »


(age 85) in Paris, France

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 2010 Monquatorze (text excerpts)
 2003 Aurélien (TV Movie) (novel)
 1996 Le bel été 1914 (novel)
 1983 Les beaux quartiers (TV Movie) (novel)
 1978 Aurélien (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- La débâcle (1978) ... (novel - as Aragon)
- L'inconnue de la Seine (1978) ... (novel - as Aragon)
- Bérénice (1978) ... (novel - as Aragon)
 1977 Catherine (TV Movie) (novel "Les cloches de Bâle")
 1970 Plain-chant (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Aurelián (TV Movie) (novel "Aurélien")
 1966 Elsa la rose (Documentary short) (idea)
 1964 D'un lontain regard (Documentary short) (words by)
 1962 La Clé du champ (Short) (poem)
 1947 La rose et le réséda (Short) (poem)
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