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Jean Aicard (1848–1921)

Aicard, Jean (ā-kär’). A French poet; born in Toulon, Feb. 4, 1848; died in 1921. His ‘Poems of Provence’ (1874) and ‘The Child’s Song’ (1876), were both crowned by the Academy. Noteworthy among his other works are: ‘Miette and Noré’ (1880), an idyl in Provençal, which caused him to be ranked with Mistral, the modern troubadour; ‘On the Border of the Desert’ (1888), poems, enthusiastic traveling impressions from Algiers; ‘Father Lebonnard’ (1889), a verse drama; ‘The King of Camargue,’ a novel of Provence; ‘The Black Diamond’ (1895); ‘Maurin des Maures’ (1909).