AKA Wilhelm Albert Vladimir Appollinaris Kostrowitzky
Birthplace: Rome, Italy?
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Influenza
Remains: Buried, Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France
Race or Ethnicity: White
Executive summary: Alcools, Calligrammes
Military service: French Army (Infantry, 2nd Lieutenant, WWI 1914-16)
Believed to have coined the term "surrealism" in describing the 1917 ballet Parade, composed by Erik Satie and scripted by Jean Cocteau, which debuted with sets and costumes designed by Pablo Picasso.
Shrapnel Injury (1916)
Polish Ancestry Maternal
Italian Ancestry Paternal
Author of books:
Les Onze Mille Verges (1907, pornography, trans. The Eleven Thousand Rods)
L'Enchanteur pourrissant (1909, poems)
L'Hérésiarque et Cie (1910, stories)
Le Bestiaire (1911, poems)
Alcools (1913, poems)
Le Poète assassiné (1916, novel)
Calligrammes (1918, poems)
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