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Eve Curie, French Writer, lecturer ( art: literature)writer, lecturer. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor (France), 1939; Polonia Restituta (Poland), 1939; Croix de Guerre (France), 1944. Served in Europe with Fighting French as officer in Women's division of army.

Background

Curie, Eve was born on December 6, 1904 in Paris. Daughter of Pierre (Nobel prize winner for work in radium 1903) and Marie (Sklodowska) (Nobel prize winner in radio-active substances, 1903, in chemistry 1911) Curie.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Philosophy, Sevigne College. Doctor of Hebrew Literature (honorary), Mills College, 1939, Russell Sage College, 1941. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Rochester, 1941.

Hartwick College, 1983. Took up study of music and gave first concert as pianist, Paris, 1925. Later concerts in France and Belgium.

Mus. critic for Candide (weekly journal) for several years. Also wrote articles on motion pictures and the theater. Made first visit to the United States with mother, 1921.

On 2d visit lectured in10 United States cities (speaks English, French and Polish), 1939. Witnessed fall of France, 1940, went to London to work for cause of Free France. Came to the United States, 1941, lectured on war in France and England.

Because of pro-ally activities deprived of French citizenship by Vichy Government, 1941.

Career

Pianist, Paris, 1925. Music critic Candide (weekly journal). Special advisor Secretary General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1952-1954.

Works

Membership

Served in Europe with Fighting French as officer in Women's division of army.

Connections

Married Henry Richardson Labouisse, November 1954 (deceased 1987).

father:
Pierre Curie

mother:
Marie (Sklodowska) Curie

spouse:
Henry Richardson Labouisse