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Félix Gras (1845–1901)

Gras, Felix (grä). A Provençal poet and novelist; born at Malemort (Vaucluse), France, May 3, 1845; died at Avignon, March 4, 1901. He was one of the leading Provençal writers, ranking next to Mistral. His most famous work is ‘The Reds of the Midi,’ a story of the French Revolution; next in importance, ‘Li Carbounié’ (1876); and ‘Toloza’ (1882), epic poems; ‘Lou Roumancero Prouvençau’ (1887), shorter poems; ‘Li Papalino’ (1891), Avignon stories. He was also editor of the Armana Prouvençau, a literary annual, and from 1891 was the “Capouliè,” or official head, of the Félibrige, the society of Provençal men of letters.