Originally shared by Today’s Memory
Life is not sad. Has sad hours
Romain Rolland’s birthday
29 January 1866, Clamecy, Nièvre – 30 December 1944
Romain Rolland was a French dramatist, novelist, essayist, art historian and mystic who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915 „as a tribute to the lofty idealism of his literary production and to the sympathy and love of truth with which he has described different types of human beings”.
Romain Rolland by Fred Boissonnas