Death: 14th July 1933
Cause of death: Accidental - Barbiturate overdose
Location: Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris, France. Plot: Division 89
Photo taken by: Dumb Riffs'
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French poet, novelist and playwright. Through his novels, poems, and plays he exerted a profound influence on certain groups within 20th century French literature, including the Surrealists, Oulipo, and the authors of the nouveau roman.