(1913 - 2004)
Andre Verdet was active/lived in France. Andre Verdet is known for painting, sculpture and stained glass.
Biography Andre Verdet
André Verdet was born in 1913 and was raised by his aunt and uncle at Saint Paul, France. He did his military service in the colonial troops.
first book, Histoires originales du pays de Saint Paul, was published
in 1939 and was followed by numerous collections of poems.
In 1941 he met Jacques Prévert with whom he would publish four books of poetry. During
the Résistance, Verdet was at the head of a group involved in sabotage
and counter-espionage for the "Combat" movement. He was arrested and
deported to Auschwitz and Buchenwald.
Repatriated in 1945, upon his
return to France he published his "Anthology of Poems from Buchenwald".
In 1949 he went back to Saint Paul where he settled definit
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