1897 b. August 2nd. in Chaville, Hauts-de-Seine French - Writer - Poet Among his inspirations were William Blake and Edward Lear.
1916 working with Tristan Tzara Meets Mic Verneuil. 1917 Discovers Lautreamont Les Chants de Maldoror. Introduced by Guillaume Apollinaire at the Cafe de Flore to Andre Breton, Pierre Reverdy, Max Jacob, Blaise Cendrars, Francis Carco ->, Raoul Dufy ->, and Jean Cocteau. Publishes poetry volume Aquarium. 1918 Oct. m. Mic. 1919 - 1924 Litterature See link ->, Edited by Soupault, Louis Aragon, and Andre Breton
1920 The first book of automatic writing, Les champs magnetiques was co-authored by Soupault and Andre Breton. Published poetry Rose des vents (compass card). Birth of Nicole. First meets Marie-Louise Le Borgne. May; Contributes to Projecteur - Celine Arnauld. Photo -> Paul Chadourne, Tristan Tzara, Philippe Soupault, Serge Charchoune, Man Ray (picture) Paul Eluard, Jacques Rigaut, Mic Soupault, Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes. 1921 With Mic opened the bookshop Librairie Six which in December exhibited Man Ray. Periodical L'Oeuf dur founded by Philippe Soupault and Pierre Naville lasted to 1924 Meets Antonin Artaud April; photo in front of Notre-Dame: Jean Crotti, Andre Breton, Paul Eluard, Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, Benjamin Peret, Theodor Fraenkel, Louis Aragon, Tristan Tzara, Jacques Rigaut, Philippe Soupault, d'Esparlias. June; Soiree Dada. Coeur A Gaz by Tristan Tzara, performed by Louis Aragon, Tzara, Philippe Soupault, Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, Theodor Fraenkel and Benjamin Peret. 1922 At The Rendezvous of Friends - Max Ernst. Meets Man Ray Dec. Divorces Mic. Collaborates on first edition La Coeur a barbe. 1923 Summer visited Portugal with Marie-Louise Le Borgne, who shortly becomes his 2nd wife. They have a daughter Christine (later Chemetov-Soupault). 1924 Standing: Jacques Baron, Raymond Queneau, Andre Breton, Jacques-Andre Boiffard, Giorgio de Chirico, Roger Vitrac, Paul Eluard, Soupault, Robert Desnos and Louis Aragon, Sitting, Pierre Naville, Simone Collinet-Breton, Max Morise and Marie-Louise Soupault. Paris Correspondent for Transatlantic Review. Contributes to Un cadavre with The Mistake on the death of Anatole France. 1925 Signed the Declaration of January 27 1925 May; With Paul Eluard, Robert Desnos and Roger Vitrac storms a lecture by Robert Aron. ->. Eluard gets beaten up. June; Part of the riot at the Saint-Pol Roux? banquet. 1926 Expelled from the Group. Visits Rome with Marie-Louise. 1927 Marie-Louise accompanies him to Frankfurt. 1928 publishes the novel Les Dernieres Nuits de Paris. Publishes William Blake a history and monograph.
1933 affair with Helene Gordon,; separates from Marie -Louise. Meets Re, (ex wife of Hans Richter). First meets David Gascoyne who much later (1985)? translates Les champs magnetiques. 1935 Divorced from Marie-Louise. 1937 m. Re his 3rd wife. 1937 - 1940 Director of Radio Tunis. 1942 Philippe arrested in Tunis. 1943 July, they leave for USA
1957 he wrote the libretto for Germaine Tailleferre ->'s Opera "La Petite Sirene". 1980? Death of his first wife Mic Soupault. 1988? Death of his daughter Nicole. 1990? d. 12 March. See web -> and wiki -> and wiki (Fr) ->. Bibliography Mousli, Beatrice : - Philippe Soupault - Flammarion (14 April 2010). See Timeline