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André Breton (Magus of Surrealism, Arbiter of Surrealism) was born on 18 February, 1896 in Tinchebray, Orne, France, is a Writer, Actor. Discover André Breton's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of André Breton networth?
|Popular As||Magus of Surrealism, Arbiter of Surrealism|
|Age||70 years old|
|Born||18 February 1896|
|Birthplace||Tinchebray, Orne, France|
|Date of death||28 September, 1966|
|Died Place||Paris, France|
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André Breton Height, Weight & Measurements
At 70 years old, André Breton height is 5' 8½" (1.74 m) .
|Height||5' 8½" (1.74 m)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is André Breton's Wife?
His wife is Elisabeth Bindhoff (20 August 1945 - 28 September 1966) ( his death), Jacqueline Lamba (August 1934 - ?) ( divorced) ( 1 child), Simone Kahn (September 1921 - 1931) ( divorced)
|Wife||Elisabeth Bindhoff (20 August 1945 - 28 September 1966) ( his death), Jacqueline Lamba (August 1934 - ?) ( divorced) ( 1 child), Simone Kahn (September 1921 - 1931) ( divorced)|
André Breton Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is André Breton worth at the age of 70 years old? André Breton’s income source is mostly from being a successful Writer. He is from France. We have estimated André Breton's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Writer|
André Breton Social Network
In 1942 Breton gave a lecture at Yale on Surrealism helped organize the important Surrealist Exhibition at Yale, which stimulated development of the American Pop-Art. At that time his friendship with Salvador Dalí suffered the first blow, because Dali declared: "I am Surrealism!" After WWII Breton returned to France and continued writing poetry and prose.
The three were traveling together and remained friends during the 1930's. They co-wrote a Manifesto of Independent Revolitionary Art which called for complete freedom of art. During the Second World War Breton became a refugee in the United States.
André Breton's works include the novels Nadja (1928) and L'Amour Fou (1937), as well as essays and collections of poetry, of which his last work, 'Constellations' (1959), paralleled his poems with the art of Joan Miró. Breton was also known for his risqué and unusual humorous behavior. He staged humorous fights at parties and invented various grotesque jokes, which were explained by him as an essential part of Surrealism, amongst the boring world, in which he was rivaled by Salvador Dalí. Breton was widely regarded as the founder of Surrealism.
In 1924 Breton became editor of 'La Revolution surrealiste' and published the 'Manifeste du Surréalisme' (The Surrealist Manifesto). At that time he was joined by director 'Louis Buñuel' and artist Salvador Dalí.
In 1921 he met Sigmund Freud in Vienna. Breton used Freudian method to psychoanalyze his patients. He also applied his knowledge of medicine and psychiatry to analyze literature and art. His analyzing of artists as well as his patients, whose disturbed images he found remarkable, allowed Breton to define Surrealism as "pure psychic automatism, by which an attempt is made to express the true functioning of thought" in writing or in any other manner.
In 1915 he was drafted in the First World War and served in the neurological ward at a military hospital. There he met Guillaume Apollinaire and they became close friends. Guillaume Apollinaire introduced him to Philippe Soupault and Louis Aragon. They continued development of Surrealism which was initially named and formulated by Guillaume Apollinaire.
André Breton, one of the founders of Surrealism who studied to be a medical doctor and survived the First World War, became a writer and applied his knowledge of medicine and psychiatry to create innovative literature and art. He was born on February 18, 1896, in Tichebray, Normandy, France. He was the only child in the family of a government clerk and a shopkeeper.