Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Khalil Gibran, Lebanese American writer, was born today in 1883

Gibran Khalil Gibran (جبران خليل جبران), poète et peintre libanais, est né le 6 janvier 1883 à Bcharré, Liban. En 1895, il émigre avec sa famille aux États-Unis, où il vivra la majeure partie de sa vie; il est mort le 10 avril 1931 à New York. En 1908-1910, Gibran étudier la peinture à Paris, où il fréquente, entre autres, l'atelier Colarossi. Publié en 1923 et composé de vingt-six textes poétiques, son recueil "Le Prophète" est devenu particulièrement populaire pendant les années 1960 dans le courant de la contre-culture et les mouvements New Age.
 

Kahlil Gibran (جبران خليل جبران)(January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931), a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer, was born in the north of modern-day Lebanon, and immigrated with his family to the United States in 1895, where he studied art and began his literary career, writing in both English and Arabic. He studied painting in Paris in 1908-1910. He is chiefly known in the English-speaking world for his 1923 book The Prophet, an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose, which gained popularity in the 1960s counterculture.
Khalil Gibran | selfportrait/autoportrait, c. 1911
Khalil Gibran | autoportrait, c. 1911
Plaque: 14, avenue du Maine
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Gibran Khalil Gibran
1883-1931
peintre et poète
libano-americain.
Gibran Khalil Gibran
1883-1931
Lebanese American
painter and poet
lived
here
1908 - 1910.

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