La fontaine Marcelle Drutel - Aix en Provence, Paca, France
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N 43° 31.683 E 005° 26.963
31T E 697929 N 4822371
Quick Description: Une fontaine qui porte le nom d'une poétesse célèbre pour son oeuvre et pour sa défense de la langue régionale
Location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Date Posted: 12/31/2017 6:25:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMXDMZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
FR La Fontaine
La fontaine Marcello Drutel de la place Saint Honoré est une des plus récentes de la ville, 1995.
Octogonale, en son centre, une boule éjecte l'eau dans toutes les directions de ses 3 mètres de longueur

Marcello Drutel
Écrivain français mais aussi tambourinaire et félibrige, Marcello Drutel (1897-1985) dispensa des cours de provençal à l’école normale d’institutrices d’Aix-en-Provence pendant 37 ans.
Elle publie en 1933 "Li Desiranço", son premier ouvrage et obtient le second prix de poésie aux Jeux floraux organisés par le Félibrige l'année suivante. Évoquant l'amour charnel, ce recueil fit en son temps scandale.

Hommages
Depuis 1995,cette fontaine du centre ville d’Aix-en-Provence porte son nom.
En 1997, une plaque a été apposée sur sa maison natale, rue de l'Olivier à Marseille.
Une rue de Le Beausset porte son nom.
Le centenaire de sa naissance a donné lieu à de nombreuses manifestations organisées à l’initiative du Félibrige à Cuers, à Marseille et à Aix-en-Provence.
EN Fountain
The Marcello Drutel fountain in Saint Honoré Square is one of the most recent in the city, 1995.
Octogonal, in its center, a ball ejects the water in all the directions of its 3 meters of length

Marcello Drutel
French writer but also drummer and felibrige, Marcello Drutel (1897-1985) taught courses of Provençal at the teacher training college of Aix-en-Provence for 37 years.
In 1933, she published "Li Desiranço", her first book and won the second prize for poetry at the Floral Games organized by the Félibrige the following year. Evoking carnal love, this collection was scandalous in its day.

Respects
Since 1995, this fountain in the city center of Aix-en-Provence bears his name.
In 1997, a plaque was affixed to his birthplace, rue de l'Olivier in Marseille.
A street in Le Beausset bears his name.
The centenary of his birth has given rise to numerous events organized by Félibrige in Cuers, Marseille and Aix-en-Provence.
Sources : https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcelle_Drutel
Year it was dedicated: 1/1/1995

Location of Coordinates: Place Saint Honoré

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Type of place/structure you are waymarking: Fountain

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