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André Gide

André GideAKA André Paul Guillaume Gide

Born: 22-Nov-1869
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 19-Feb-1951
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Cuverville, Cuverville, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Author

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Le Voyage d'Urien

Pederast, poet, and novelist who opposed fascism and advocated liberation through sensuous hedonism.


[1] Ancestors of families of both his parents were Protestant, though his mother's immediate family was Roman Catholic.

Father: Paul Gide (Sorbonne professor, d. 1880)
Mother: Juliette Rondeaux (d. May-1895)
Wife: Madeleine Rondeaux (his cousin, m. 8-Oct-1895, d. 1938)
Boyfriend:
Marc Allégret (film director, travelling companion)
Boyfriend: Roger Martin du Gard (author)
Slept with: Maria Van Rysselberghe (one daughter)
Daughter: Catherine (b. 1923, with Maria)

    High School: École Alsacienne, Paris
    High School: Lycée Henri-IV

    Nobel Prize for Literature 1947
    Traveled to the USSR 1936
    Dreyfus Affair
    French Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Fanny (2-Nov-1932)

Is the subject of books:
Bibliographie des Écrits de André Gide, 1949, BY: Arnold Naville
Portrait of André Gide, 1953, BY: Justin O'Brien
André Gide: His Life and Art, 1965, BY: Wallace Fowlie

Author of books:
Les Cahiers d'André Walter (1891)
Le Voyage d'Urien (1893)
Les Nourritures Terrestres (1897, poetry)
Marshlands (1894)
Le Prométhée mal Enchaîné (1899)
L'Immoraliste (1902)
La Porte Étroite (1909)
La Symphonie Pastorale (1919)
Les Caves du Vatican (1914)
Corydon (1924)
Les Faux-Monnayeurs (1926, novel)
Si le Grain ne Meurt (1926, memoir)
Voyage au Congo (1927, travelogue)
Retour de l'U.R.S.S. (1936)
Retouches à mon retour de l'U.R.S.S. (1937)
Journal, 1889–1939 (1939, journal)


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