Robert Choquette

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Robert Guy Choquette

Born(1905-04-22)April 22, 1905
Manchester, New Hampshire, US
DiedJanuary 22, 1991(1991-01-22) (aged 85)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Resting placeNotre Dame des Neiges Cemetery
GenrePoetry, Novels, Plays
Notable awardsOrder of Canada
National Order of Quebec

Robert Guy Choquette CC GOQ (April 22, 1905 – January 22, 1991) was a Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat.

He was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, and he moved with his family to Montreal in 1914.

In 1968, he was appointed Canada's ambassador to Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina.[1] He served until 1970.

In 1968, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada.[2] In 1989, he was made a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec.[3]

After his death in 1991, he was entombed at the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery in Montreal.[4]


  • À travers les vents (1925; “Through the Winds”)-poetry
  • La Pension Leblanc (1927)-novel
  • Metropolitan Museum (1930)-poetry
  • Poésies nouvelles (1933)
  • La Fabuliste La Fontaine a Montreal (1935; "The Fabulist La Fontaine in Montreal")
  • Le Cure de village (1936; "The Village Curate")-novel
  • Les Velder (1941)-novel
  • Suite Marine: Poeme en Douze Chants (1953)-poetry
  • Oeuvres poétiques (1956; "Poetic Works")-poetry
  • Language And Religion: A History of English-french Conflict in Ontario (1975)
  • Le sorcier d'Anticosti et autres légendes canadiennes
  • Moi, Pétrouchka: Souvenir d'une chatte de vingt-deux ans (1980)


  1. ^ "Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Complete List of Posts". Archived from the original on 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2009-12-19.
  2. ^ Office of the Governor General of Canada. Order of Canada citation. Queen's Printer for Canada. Retrieved 26 May 2010
  3. ^ "Citation". National Order of Quebec.
  4. ^ Répertoire des personnages inhumés au cimetière ayant marqué l'histoire de notre société (in French). Montreal: Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery.

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