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Brizeux, Julien Auguste Pelage

Born: 1803 AD
Died: 1858 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Poets

1803 – He was born on the 12th of September.

1827 – He was said to belong to a family of Irish origin, long settled in Brittany, and was educated for the law, but he produced at the Théâtre Français a one-act verse comedy, Racine, in collaboration with Philippe Busoni.

         – He has also written in breton language see Telenn Arvor and Furnez Breiz.

1845 – He found his inspiration in the folklore and legends of his native province.

1852 – With Priinel el Nob, he included poems written under Italian influence, entitled Les Ternaires.

         – Brizeux was an ardent student of the philology and archaeology of Brittany, and had collected materials for a dictionary of Breton place-names.

1858 – He died at Montpellier on the 3rd of May.