Goncourt, Edmond de

AUTHOR, LITERARY CRITIC, PUBLISHER (FRANCE)
BORN 26 May 1822, Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle - DIED 16 Jul 1896, Champrosay
BIRTH NAME Goncourt, Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 13)

Edmond de Goncourt mostly cooperated with his brother Jules de Goncourt.They produced novels, art criticism and a journal. After Jules Edmond wrote books on his own. He was also a collector of old books. When he died he left his estate for the foundation of the Académie Goncourt in honour of his brother Jules. Each December since 1903 the Académie Goncourt awards the Prix Goncourt.

Related persons
• was a friend of Daudet, Alphonse
• visited Daudet-Allard, Julia
• is brother/sister of Goncourt, Jules Alfred de

Images

The grave of Edmond and Jules de Goncourt at the Cimetière Montmartre, Paris.
Picture by Androom (20 Feb 2016)

 

Sources
Edmond de Goncourt - Wikipedia


Goncourt, Jules Alfred de

Published: 12 Oct 2019
Last update: 19 Apr 2022