1873? b. Sept. 8th. in Laval, Mayenne, France.
1896 Best known for Ubu Roi which became one of the Inspirations for the Surrealists and
mentioned in Andre Breton's Manifesto of 1924
1937 Ubu enchaene by the Compagnie du Diable Ecarlate at the Comedie des Champs-Elysees.
With contributions by supporters and members of the surrealist group,
in praise of the pioneer Alfred Jarry :
Rene Magritte (who illustrated the back-cover),
The scenery for the play was designed by Max Ernst.