Renée Vivien

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Pauline Mary Tarn

Also Known As: "Muse of the Violets"
Death: Died in Paris, Île-de-France, France
Cause of death: Probably pneumonia complicated by alcoholism, drug abuse, and anorexia nervosa
Place of Burial: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Occupation: British poet
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Renée Vivien

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Renée Vivien, born Pauline Mary Tarn (11 June 1877 – 18 November 1909) was a British poet who wrote in the French language. She took to heart all the mannerisms of Symbolism, as one of the last poets to claim allegiance to the school. Her compositions include sonnets, hendecasyllabic verse, and prose poetry.


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Renée Vivien's Timeline

June 11, 1877
November 18, 1909
Age 32
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Paris, Île-de-France, France