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Charles Baudelaire
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Baudelaire, His Prose and Poetry (1919 edition)
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What is art? Prostitution.  - Charles Baudelaire
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Born: April 9, 1821

Died: August 31, 1867 (aged 46)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet who produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal, expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century.

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