Curtis Cate


Born
in Paris, France
May 22, 1924

Died
November 16, 2006

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American biographer who chronicled the lives of several well-known European writers, among them Nietzsche, George Sand, and André Malraux. Cate was born in Paris in 1924 to transplanted American parents. He died of melanoma in Paris, France, where he had lived for most of his life, on November 16, 2006.

Curtis Wilson Cate was born in Paris on May 22, 1924, to transplanted American parents. From 1943 to 1946, he served in Europe with the United States Army.

Mr. Cate earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard in 1947. This was followed by a master’s degree in Russian from the École des Langues Orientales in Paris and a master’s degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford.

In 1954, Mr. Cate joined the staff of The Atlantic Mo
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Average rating: 3.85 · 1,079 ratings · 63 reviews · 10 distinct works
Friedrich Nietzsche

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George Sand: A Biography

3.92 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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The War of the Two Emperors...

3.95 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery: H...

4.16 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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Andre Malraux: A Biography

3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1995 — 3 editions
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The Ides of August: The Ber...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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La Souricière: Berlin 1961:...

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Afghanistan: The Terrible D...

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Southern Mail; Night Flight

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