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Denis de Rougemont, Swiss author. Recipient prix Schiller, 1960, prix E. Delacroix, 1957, prix de Monaco, 1963, Grand prix Littéraire de Genève, 1967.

Background

Rougemont, Denis de was born on September 8, 1906 in Neuchatel, Switzerland. Son of Georges and Alice (Bovet) de Rougemont.

Education

Literary and philosophical studies, Neuchatel, Vienna and Geneva, 1929.

Career

Public, Paris, 1931-1985. Active in creation movement, 1932-1985. Lecturer French literature University Frankfurt, Germany, 1935-1936, l'Ecole libre des Hautes Etudes, New York City, 1942.

Script writer Voice American, 1942-1943. Active in creation European federalists movement, 1946-1950. Founder Center European de la Culture, Geneva, 1950, also board directors.

President executive committee Congres pour la Liberté de la Culture, 1951-1966. President Association Européene des Festivals de Musique, 1951-1985, Tables Rondes du Conseil de l'Europe, 1953, 55. Professor Institute universitaire d'Etudes Européenes, Geneva, 1963-1985.

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Connections

Married Anabite Repond, February 2, 1952. Children: Nicholas, Martine.

father:
Georges Rougemont

mother:
Alice (Bovet) Rougemont

spouse:
Anabite Repond

children:
Nicholas Rougemont

Martine Rougemont