|AUTHOR, JOURNALIST, ANARCHIST, LYRICIST (FRANCE)|
BORN 26 Jun 1880, Paris - DIED 25 Dec 1955, Paris|
CAUSE OF DEATH stroke
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (Division 57, ligne 03, avenue Neigre)
Aurèle Patoni was the son of a captain in the French army. He studied law, but he preferred literary circles and after the First World War he ran a bookstore close to the Champs-Élysées in Paris. In 1906 he had married the musician Régina Casadesus and he collaborated with her on operettas and songs. He worked for several newspapers as a journalist and he wrote wrote novels and poetry. His first novel "Le Nouveau Chemin" was published in 1913 and his last novel "Mr. Zapp, l'homme qui gagne à la roulette" was a detective novel published in 1941 the he wrote together with Georges Normandy (1882-1946).
In the 1920s he was an active promotor of pacifism and he undertook many lecturing tours. In the 1930s he became a militant anarchist and he collaborated with Louis Lecoin from 1936. He died in 1955 in Paris.
Wife: Casadesus, Régina (1906-1955, Paris)
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