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Encyclopedia > Charles Ferdinand Ramuz

Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (September 24, 1878May 24, 1947) was a French-speaking Swiss writer. September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


He was born in Lausanne in the canton of Vaud and educated at the University of Lausanne. He taught briefly in nearby Aubonne, and then in Weimar, Germay. In 1903, he left for Paris and remained there until World War I, with frequent trips home to Switzerland. In 1903, he published Le petit village, a collection of poems. Lausanne ( 46° 31′ 10″ N 6° 37′ 56″ E) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman), and facing Évian-les-Bains (France). ... The Canton of Vaud is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland located in the southwestern part of the country. ... Categories: University stubs | Swiss universities ... Aubonne is the name of several communes: Aubonne, commune in the Doubs département, France Aubonne is a commune in Switzerland of the canton of Vaud, located in the district of Aubonne. ... Weimar is a city in Germany. ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ...


In 1914, he returned to Switzerland, where he lived a retired life devoted to his writing.


He wrote the libretto for Igor Stravinsky's L'histoire d'un soldat. Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was Russian composer of modern classical music. ...


He died in Pully, near Lausanne. Pully is a commune in Switzerland in the canton of Vaud, located in the district and a suburb of Lausanne. ...


The Fondation C.F. Ramuz in Pully awards the Grand Prix C.F. Ramuz.


Works

  • Le petit village (1903)
  • Aline (1905)
  • Jean-Luc persécuté (1909)
  • Aimé Pache, peintre vaudois (1911)
  • Vie de Samuel Belet (1913)
  • Raison d'être (1914)
  • Le regne de l'esprit malin (1917)
  • La guerison des malades (1917)
  • Les signes parmi nous (1919)
  • Salutation paysanne (1919)
  • Terre du ciel (1921)
  • Présence de la mort (1922)
  • La séparation des races (1922)
  • Passage du poète (1923)
  • L'amour du monde (1925)
  • La grande peur dans la montagne (1926)
  • La beauté sur la terre (1927)
  • Adam et Eve (1932)
  • Derborence (1934)
  • Questions (1935)
  • Le garçon savoyard (1936)
  • Taille de l'homme (1937)
  • Besoin de grandeur (1937)
  • Paris, notes d'un vaudois (1938)
  • Découverte du monde (1939)
  • La guerre aux papiers (1942)
  • René Auberjonois (1943)
  • Nouvelles (1944)

Awards

  • 1927 Prix Gottfried Keller

External links

  • http://pages.infinit.net/poibru/ramuz/bioramuz.htm

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