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Paul Verlaine

Person  Male  Born 30/3/1844  Died 8/1/1896

Categories: Poetry

Countries: Belgium, France

French poet. Born Metz, France. Has been described as an ugly, homicidal alcoholic. Following his imprisonment for attempted murder of Rimbaud in Brussels (see BrusselsRemembers), he was released in January 1875. He returned to Britain, and ended up as a schoolmaster in Stickney, a village near Grimsby in Lincolnshire. No plaque, apparently, but Verlaine does appear in one of the school photographs. Died Paris.

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Paul Verlaine

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Spirit of Soho Mural

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Verlaine and Rimbaud

Chosen as our featured memorial in July 2004. The decadent relationship lived...

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Verlaine birth

Dans cette maison, le poete Paul Verlaine est ne le 30 Mars 1844. (Translate...

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