He was educated by Jesuits in Avignon, then studied the Law in Aix-en-Provence.
After spending a few years with young writers from Aix-en-Provence, he left for Camargue and became a bull-herder. Death
He died in Aix-en-Provence on March 2, 1950.
In 1918, he became a chief figure in Félibrige, a literary and cultural association founded by Frédéric Mistral (1830–1914) and other Provençal writers to defend and promote Langue d'oc languages and literatures.