Stephane Mallarme (Poet) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Stéphane Mallarmé

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
Occupation: Poet
Nationality: French
Literary movement: Parnassianism, Symbolism
Children: 2

About Stephane Mallarme

French symbolist poet whose best-known works include L’apres-midi d’un faune and Les Mots anglais.

Before Fame

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.”

Family Life

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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