By the way, it was Boris Vian...

by David Tenner

who translated the novel into French:

Bibliographic information


Title Le jeune homme à la trompette
Collection La Méridienne
La Méridienne
Author Dorothy Baker
Translated by Boris Vian
Edition 16
Publisher Gallimard, 1951
Length 292 pages

https://books.google.com/books/about/Le_jeune_homme_%C3%A0_la_trompette.html?id=Ytc2AAAAIAAJ

For background on Vian, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Vian (though their selected bibliography does not list his translation of Young Man with a Horn ) and https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/whimsy-war-boris-vian-two-minds

Posted on Nov 1, 2017, 12:18 AM

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