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Romain Rolland

Born: 29-Jan-1866
Birthplace: Clamecy, France
Died: 30-Dec-1944
Location of death: Vézelay, France
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Brèves, Nièvre, France

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

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Jean-Christophe

Father: Emile Rolland
Mother: Antoinette-Marie Courot (b. 1845, d. 1919)
Wife: Clotilde Bréal (m. 1892, div. 1901)
Wife: Marie Koudachef (m. 1934)

    University: École Normale Supérieure, Paris (1889)
    University: École Française, Rome
    Professor: Art History, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
    Professor: Music History, Sorbonne
    Administrator: President, Music Section, École des Hautes Études Sociales (1903-09)

    Nobel Prize for Literature 1915
    Traveled to the USSR 1936

Author of books:
Musiciens d'autrefois (1908)
Musiciens d'ajourd'hui (1908)
Voyage musicale au pays du passé (1920)
Voyage intérieur (1942, memoir)
Essays on Music (1948, essays)

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