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Francis Steegmuller

Born: 3-Jul-1906
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 20-Oct-1994
Location of death: Naples, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cocteau: A Biography

Wife: Beatrice Stein
Wife: Shirley Hazzard (novelist, m. 1963)

    University: BA, Dartmouth College
    University: MA, Columbia University

    National Book Award for Arts and Letters 1971 for Cocteau
    French Legion of Honor

Author of books:
O Rare Ben Jonson (1927, pseudo. Byron Steel)
Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind (1930, pseudo. Byron Steel)
Flaubert and Madame Bovary (1939)
A Matter of Iodine (1940, novel)
States of Grace (1946, novel)
Maupassant: A Lion in the Path (1949)
The Christening Party (1960, novel)
Apollinaire: Poet Among the Painters (1963)
Cocteau: A Biography (1970)
Silence at Salerno: A Comedy of Intrigue (1978, novel)

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