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Blaise Cendrars
Cendrars posing in the uniform of the Légion étrangère in 1916, a few months after the amputation of his right arm
Cendrars posing in the uniform of the Légion étrangère in 1916, a few months after the amputation of his right arm
Born Frédéric-Louis Sauser
(1887-09-01)1 September 1887
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died 21 January 1961(1961-01-21) (aged 73)
Paris, France
Occupation Novelist, poet
Literary movement Modernism, Futurism

Frédéric-Louis Sauser (1 September 1887 – 21 January 1961), better known as Blaise Cendrars, was a Swiss-born novelist and poet who became a naturalized French citizen in 1916. He was a writer of considerable influence in the European modernist movement.

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