Ange-François Fariau poet from France was born on October 13, 1747, had 63 years and died on December 8, 1810. Poems were written mainly in French language. Dominant movement is academy francaise.
Ange-François Fariau was a French poet and translator.
Fariau was born in Blois, the son of an advisor to the king. He studied in the Jesuit college of Blois, and later at the Sainte-Barbe college in Paris. A protégé of Turgot, he went on to be a teacher in the Parisian school of rue Saint-Antoine, teaching grammar and later belles-lettres. He became well known for his translations of Ovid's works, especially Metamorphoses. Fariau also penned his own odes and poems. In 1810 he was elected to l'Académie française, but died in Paris three months later after a fall.