Charbonnier, Gaston

POET (FRANCE)
BORN 10 Mar 1878, Toulon, Var - DIED 21 Feb 1966, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes
GRAVE LOCATION Nice, Alpes-Maritimes: Cimetière du Château

Gaston Charbonnier was educated at the lycée Condorcet in Paris. During his youth he was a fine violinist. He moved with his family moved to Nice and there he embarked on a career as a lawyer.

He never gave up music but from that time he concentrated on poetry in symbolist style. Among his volumes of poetry are "Les grandes heures" and "Clartés sur le chemin". He died in 1966 and a street was named after him in Nice.

Sources
NiceRendezVous - RUE MAÎTRE GASTON CHARBONNIER ♦ - NiceRendezVous 2016

Images

The grave of Gaston Charbonnier at the Cimetière du Château, Nice.
Picture by Androom (29 Nov 2008)

 

The grave of Gaston Charbonnier at the Cimetière du Château, Nice.
Picture by Androom (29 Nov 2008)

 


Charlotte Frederica von Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Published: 15 Oct 2010
Last update: 29 Oct 2017