Stéphane Mallarmé, pen name of Étienne Mallarmé, was a French poet and critic. He was a major French symbolist poet, and his work anticipated and inspired several revolutionary artistic schools of the early 20th century, such as Cubism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Surrealism.
|Born:||Étienne Mallarmé, March 18, 1842, Paris, France|
|Died:||September 9, 1898, Vulaines-sur-Seine, France|
|Literary movement:||Parnassianism, Symbolism|
About Stephane Mallarme
French symbolist poet whose best-known works include L’apres-midi d’un faune and Les Mots anglais.
He was born in Paris and lived an impoverished existence as an English teacher.
His poetry inspired composer Claude Debussy‘s 1894 work “Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune.”
He wed Maria Christina Gerhard in 1863 and had a daughter named Stephanie.
He famously organized literary salons in Paris that were attended by W.B. Yeats and other prominent poets.
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