Henry Gauthier-Villars

Novelist, Author

1859 – 1931

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Who was Henry Gauthier-Villars?

Henry Gauthier-Villars or Willy, his nom-de-plume, was a French fin-de-siecle writer and music critic who is today mostly known as the mentor and first husband of Colette. Other pseudonyms used by Gauthiers-Villars are: Henry Maugis, Robert Parville, l’Ex-ouvreuse du Cirque d’été, L’Ouvreuse, L’Ouvreuse du Cirque d’été, Jim Smiley, Henry Willy, Boris Zichine.

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Born
Aug 8, 1859
Villiers-sur-Orge
Also known as
  • Henry Maugis
  • Robert Parville
  • L’Ex-ouvreuse du Cirque d’été
  • L’Ouvreuse
  • L’Ouvreuse du Cirque d’été
  • Jim Smiley
  • Henry Willy
  • Boris Zichine
Spouses
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Jan 12, 1931
Paris
Resting place
Montparnasse Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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