Solano, Solita, 1888-1975

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1888
Death 1975-11-22

Biographical notes:

Biographical Note

Janet Flanner

  • 1892, Mar. 13: Born, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • 1912 - 1913 : Attended University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • circa 1917 - 1977 : Contributed to various newspapers and magazines, including New York [Herald] Tribune, Harper's Bazaar, Woman's Home Companion, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and Ladies' Home Journal
  • 1921 - 1922 : Toured southern Europe and the Middle East
  • 1922: Settled in Paris, France
  • 1925 - 1975 : Foreign correspondent, New Yorker magazine, and author of "Letter From Paris" under the pseudonym "Genêt"
  • 1926: Published The Cubical City. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • 1940: Published An American in Paris: Profile of an Interlude Between Two Wars. New York: Simon and Schuster
  • 1944: Published Pètain, the Old Man of France. New York: Simon and Schuster
  • 1947: Received French Legion of Honor for "Letter From Paris"
  • 1957: Published Men and Monuments. New York: Harper
  • 1958: Received honorary Litt.D., Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
  • 1965 - 1971 : Published Paris Journal, edited by William Shawn. New York: Atheneum (2 vols.)
  • 1966: Received National Book Award for volume one of Paris Journal
  • 1972: Published Paris Was Yesterday, 1925-1939, edited by Irving Drutman. New York: Viking Press
  • 1975: Published London Was Yesterday, 1934-1939, edited by Irving Drutman. New York: Viking Press
  • 1978, Nov. 7: Died, New York, N.Y.
  • 1979: Published posthumously Janet Flanner's World: Uncollected Writings, 1932-1975, edited by Irving Drutman. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Solita Solano

  • 1888: Born, Albany, N.Y.
  • circa 1904: Traveled to Asia
  • 1908 - circa 1913 : Acted on New York stage
  • 1914 - 1917 : Drama critic, Boston Traveler
  • 1917 - 1918 : Drama editor, New York Tribune
  • 1918 - 1919 : Press agent for John Golden
  • 1918 - 1920 : Fiction writer, Smart Set, Ainslee's, and other magazines
  • 1921 - 1922 : Toured southern Europe and the Middle East
  • 1922: Settled in Paris, France
  • 1922 - 1923 : Wrote articles for National Geographic Magazine
  • 1924: Published The Uncertain Feast. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • 1925: Published The Happy Failure. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • 1929: Published This Way Up. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • circa 1934: Published Statue in a Field. Paris: privately printed poems
  • 1975, Nov. 22: Died, Orgeval, France

From the guide to the Janet Flanner and Solita Solano Papers, 1870-1976, (bulk 1955-1975), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Poetry
  • Americans--France--Paris

Occupations:

  • Editors
  • Authors
  • Journalists

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Paris (France) (as recorded)