I have accepted all and I am free. The inner chains are broken, as well as those outside.
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|Birth:||24th September, 1878|
|Death:||23rd May, 1947|
He was born in Lausanne in the canton of Vaud and educated at the University of Lausanne. He taught briefly in nearby Aubonne, and then in Weimar, Germany. In 1903, he left for Paris and remained there until World War I, with frequent trips home to Switzerland. In 1903, he published Le petit village, a collection of poems.
In 1914, he returned to Switzerland, where he lived a retired life devoted to his writing.
He wrote the libretto for Igor Stravinsky's Histoire du soldat.
He died in Pully, near Lausanne in the year 1947. His likeness and an artistic impression of his works appear on the 200 Swiss franc note (in current use). The Fondation C.F. Ramuz in Pully awards the Grand Prix C.F. Ramuz.
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