1906 b. 13April 13th. in Dublin.
Irish Writer and playwright.
1923 Enters Trinity College.
1928 Oct; moves to Paris, meeting Eugene Jolas, Paul Valery, Adrienne Monnier,
Nancy Cunard, Sylvia Beach and James Joyce.
Joyce taught me what it meant to be a real artist.
1929 First meets and Georges Reavey?.
1930 Whoroscope published in her Hours Press by Nancy Cunard
(with whom he had a brief affair).
1932 Translates poems by Andre Breton, Paul Eluard (L'amoureuse -> see translation ->)
and Rene Crevel which are published in a special Surrealist edition
of This Quarter.
1933 Translates for Nancy Cunard for her Negro Anthology.
1937 Brief affair with Peggy Guggenheim.
Starts affair with Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil.
1940 Joins French Resistance. See article ~>
In particular the Gloria Network ~>.
1945 Croix de Guerre and the Médaille de la Reconnaissance Française.
1952 Publishes Waiting for Godot -> and gains financial support from Georges Neveux
via the auspices of Roger Blin.
1959 Starts affair with ; (see also ->.
1961 m. Suzanne (largely as legal measure for inheritance purposes).
1965 Samuel Beckett's ; silent black and white with Buster Keaton ->.
1969? Nobel Prize for literature.
1989 Dec 22nd. d. Paris.
See Chronology and web -> and wiki ->.
Among his translations are those of eight Paul Eluard poems,
The Drunken Boat by Rimbaud,
Zone by Guillaume Apollinaire, and nine maxims by Chamfort.