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26 May 1864|
Norfolk, Virginia, US
||12 November 1937
Francis Vielé-Griffin (May 26, 1864 – November 12, 1937), was a French symbolist poet. He was born at Norfolk, Virginia, USA and was the son of Egbert Ludovicus Viele.
Vielé-Griffin was educated in France and divided his time between Paris and Touraine. He was a writer of vers libre and founded the highly influential journal Entretiens politiques et littéraires (1890–92).
His volumes include:
- Cueille d'avril (1885)
- Les Cygnes (1887; new series, 1892)
- La Chevauchée d'Yeldis (1893)
- Swanhilde, a dramatic poem (1894)
- Laus Veneris (1895), a volume of translations from Swinburne
- Poèmes et Poésies (1895), a collection containing much of his earlier work
- Phocas le jardinier (1898)
- La Légende ailee de Wieland le Forgeron (1899), a dramatic poem.
- L'Amour sacré (1903), poems