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Elsa Iur’evna Triolet

Elsa Triolet, USSR Author.

Background

  • Triolet, Elsa was born on September 24, 1896 in Moscow.

  • Education

    • Studied architecture in Moscow.

    Career

    • Younger sister of Lili Brik. Met V. Mayakovsky in the autumn of 1913,6 months before her sister met him. In 1918, left for Paris.

      Married the officer Andre Triolet. Became an author, writing first in Russian, then in French. In 1928, met Louis Aragon, whom she married after her divorce.

      Lived with him until her death. Became a wellknown French communist writer. Translated Mayakovsky into French.
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    Born September 24, 1896
    Died June 16, 1970
    (aged 73)
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