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Louis Honoré Fréchette (1839–1908)

Fréchette, Louis Honoré (frā-shet’). A French-Canadian poet; born at Quebec about 1839; died on May 31, 1908. He wrote many odes and lyrics exquisite in form and inspired by genuine passion; they are collected in the volumes ‘My Leisure Hours’; ‘Pell-Mell’; ‘The Legend of a People’; ‘Scattered Leaves’ (1891). He translated for the Théâtre Français of Paris several of Shakespeare’s plays. His poem ‘Northern Blooms’ was crowned by the French Academy. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).