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Boris Vian

Born: 10-Mar-1920
Birthplace: Ville d'Avray, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Died: 23-Jun-1959
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Ville d'Avray, Hauts de Seine, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Jazz Musician

Nationality: France
Executive summary: L'Écume des jours

Died after watching a disagreeable film adaptation of one of his novels.

Father: Paul Vian (landlord, d. 1943 murder)
Mother: Yvonne Ramenez (amateur musician)
Brother: Lélio (b. 1918)
Brother: Alain (b. 1921)
Sister: Ninon (b. 1924)
Wife: Michelle Léglise (m. 1941, div. 1952, one son, one daughter)
Son: Patrick (b. 1942)
Daughter: Carole (b. 1948)
Wife: Ursula Kübler (m. 8-Feb-1954, until his death)

    High School: Lycée Hoche, Versailles (1937)
    University: Lycée Condorcet, Paris
    University: École Centrale (1942)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Dangerous Liaisons (9-Sep-1959)
    Girl in His Pocket (6-Nov-1957)
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame (19-Dec-1956)

Official Website:
http://www.borisvian.org/

Author of books:
J'irai cracher sur vos tombes (1946, novel, pseudo. Vernon Sullivan)
Les morts ont tous la même peau (1947, novel, pseudo. Vernon Sullivan)
Vercoquin et le plancton (1947, novel)
L'Écume des jours (1947, novel)
L'automne à Pékin (1947, novel)
Et on tuera tous les affreux (1948, novel, pseudo. Vernon Sullivan)
Barnum's Digest (1948, poetry)
Cantilènes en gelée (1949, poetry)
Les Fourmis (1949, short stories)
Elles se rendent pas compte (1950, novel, pseudo. Vernon Sullivan)
L'Herbe rouge (1950, novel)
Les Lurettes fourrées (1950, short stories)
L'Arrache-coeur (1953, novel)
Je voudrais pas crever (1962, poetry)
Trouble dans les andains (1966, novel)
Le Loup-garou (1970, short stories)
Le Ratichon baigneur (1981, short stories)



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