Justin Lhérisson

Novelist, Author

1872 – 1907

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Who was Justin Lhérisson?

Justin Lhérisson was a Haitian writer, lawyer, journalist, and teacher. He is best known for two novels, La Famille des Pititecaille and Zoune Chez sa Ninnaine, and for being the author of the lyrics of Haiti's national anthem, La Dessalinienne.

Born in Port-au-Prince, Lhérisson held a law degree and worked as a lawyer, journalist, and teacher. As a history teacher, he published a book on the Spanish colonial period of Haiti's history. He also founded the periodical Le Soir and wrote two books of poetry, Les Chants de l'Aurore and Passe-temps.

His current descendants currently live in places such as France, Haiti, New York, Texas, and Boston, Massachusetts.

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Born
Feb 10, 1872
Haiti
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Died
1907

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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