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Roland Dorgelès in 1923
15 June 1885
|Died||18 March 1973 (1973-03-19) (aged 87)|
A prolific author, he is most renowned for the Prix Femina-winning Wooden crosses ("Les croix de bois"), a moving study of World War I, in which he served. It was published in 1919 (in English by William Heinemann in 1920).
Dorgelès served as a juror with Florence Meyer Blumenthal in awarding the Prix Blumenthal, a grant given between 1919 and 1954 to painters, sculptors, decorators, engravers, writers, and musicians.
- "Florence Meyer Blumenthal". Jewish Women's Archive, Michele Siegel.
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