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José-Maria de Heredia (1842–1905)

de Heredia, José Maria (ā-rā’dē-ä). A French poet; born in Fortuna-Cafayere, near Santiago de Cuba, Nov. 22, 1842; died on Oct. 3, 1905. He went to France in boyhood to study art, but preferred belles-lettres. He early attracted notice by the originality and charm of his essays in Parisian periodicals, and his sonnets ‘Trophies’ (1893) made him famous. In 1894 he was elected to the French Academy. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).