Casgrain, Henri Raymond
Author, born Riviere Ouelle, Canada; died Quebec.
He was ordained priest, 1856.
Due to ill health, he was obliged to abandon his clerical duties, and henceforth devoted himself to literary pursuits.
As historian, poet, and literary critic, he exercised considerable influence upon intellectual movements in Canada.
Some of his writings, among them "," have been honored by the French Academy.
He was professor of history at Laval University, and president of the Royal Society of Canada (1889-1890).
His works include: "," "," "," "," "," and "."
He also wrote biographies of Gaspe, Garneau, Cremazie, and Chauveau.
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