Jacques Rigaut  

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Jacques Rigaut (December 30, 1898-November 9, 1929) was a French surrealist poet. Born in Paris, he was part of the Dadaist movement. His works frequently talked about suicide in 1929 at the age of 30, as he had announced, Rigaut took his own life by a gunshot in the heart. He was then residing in Châtenay-Malabry (Hauts-de-Seine).

He is buried in the Cimetière de Montmartre.

Rigaut's works include:

  • Agence Générale du Suicide
  • Et puis merde!
  • Papiers Posthumes
  • Lord Pachtogue

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