Achille Maffre de Baugé
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|Achille Maffre de Baugé|
March 16, 1855|
|Notable works||Dièzes et Bémols (1873), Terre d'Oc (1908)|
A friend of Nobel Prize winner Frédéric Mistral, he is best known for Dièzes et Bémols (1873) (his first collection of verse) and Terre d'Oc (1908). He was a collaborator on the monthly review magazine Chimère, of which twenty issues appeared, a large number of which are now lost.
On the front of the Marseillan house in which he was born there is a portrait of de Baugé and a stone plaque with an extract from his poem Marseillan (from Terre d'Oc) glorifying his village:
- Poussière de soldats, cendre de troubadours,
- Pendant mille ans notre âme en ta glèbe est entrée
- Tes roses sont mes sœurs, et tes vignes dorées
- Du sang dont bat mon cœur se gonfleront toujours
A primary school in Marseillan has been named "Maffre de Baugé" in his honour.
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