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Marcel Thiry (Charleroi, 13 March 1897 - Vaux-sous-Chêvremont, 5 September 1977) was a Belgian poet. Charleroi (Walloon: TchÃ¥lerwè) is the first city and municipality of Wallonia in population. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...

He was awarded the Prix Littéraire Valery Larbaud in 1976 for Toi qui pâlis au nom de Vancouver, a book of poems reminiscent of Cendrars and Apollinaire. He is the father of virologist Lise Thiry. The Prix Littéraire Valery Larbaud is a French literary prize created in 1957, the year of writer Valery Larbauds death, by LAssociation Internationale des Amis de Valery Larbaud, an organization dedicated to the promotion of his works. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Frédéric Louis Sauser (September 1, 1887 – January 21, 1961), better known as Blaise Cendrars, was a Swiss novelist and poet naturalized French in 1916. ... Guillaume Apollinaire (August 26, 1880 _ November 9, 1918) was a poet, writer, and art critic. ... Virology is the study of viruses and their properties. ...


  • Toi qui pâlis au nom de Vancouver (1924)
  • Échec au temps (1945)
  • Nouvelles du grand possible (1958)
  • Lettre aux jeunes Wallons (1960)

External links

  • Marcel Thiry on wallonie-en-ligne.net (in French)


  • France, Peter (Ed.) (1995). The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 0-19-866125-8.

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