Paul Fort published his first poems in 1896 in the Mercure de France, from 1905 in his own magazine verse et prose. For the performance of his plays, he founded his own theater, which he called the Théâtre d'Art.
Fort is one of the most important French poets of Symbolism, alongside Paul Verlaine and Stéphane Mallarmé. In their successor he was in 1912 appointed Prince of poètes. Individual poems were later set to music by Arthur Honegger about (1916 ) or Jean Absil (1935 ), as well as by Henri Dutilleux (1938 ), André Caplet, Pijper, from chanson singer Georges Brassens.
He was commander in the French Legion of Honour and the jury of the Prix de Jeunesse founded in 1934.
- Les Ballades françaises, 1896-1958
- La Petite Bête, 1890
- Louis XI, curieux homme, 1921
- Ysabeau, 1924
- Le Camp du Drap d'or, 1926
- L' Or / Ruggieri, 1927
- Guillaume le Bâtard, ou la Conquête de l' Angleterre, 1928
- L' Assaut de Paris, 1933
- Coups you heurtoir, 1943
- Histoire de la poésie française depuis 1850 ( with Louis Mandin ), 1926
- Mes Mémoires, toute la vie d'un poète, 1872-1943, 1944
- Literature ( 20th century)
- Literature ( French)
- Member of the Legion of Honor ( Commander )
- Born in 1872
- Died in 1960