17 June, 2012

Peter Dumayet

Pierre Dumayet was a journalist , writer and producer French , who participated in the beginnings of French television .

Pierre Dumayet was born in the Yvelines . Licensee of philosophy and literature lovers, he wants to become a pharmacist at the origin. He teaches journalism by working in radio in 1946 for a literary magazine he runs with Pierre Desgraupes : an employee who shares his vision of independent journalism and demanding and that later he designed several programs for television. He participates in its infancy at the time of television and a pioneer in this new space of freedom where everything is invented. It is indeed working on the first news program in the RTF , on 29 June 1949 presented by Pierre Sabbagh alongside Jean-Marie Coldefy , Pierre Tchernia , Georges de Caunes .

During the summer of 1950, Claude Barma performs the first series of French television: Nostradamus Agency which will be broadcast on 9 October 1950. Pierre Dumayet written the dialogues of ten episodes that make up the series.

He collaborated with Pierre Desgraupes for fifteen years to the creation and presentation of Reading for All , introducing literature on television, the French broadcast to the longest lifetime (1953-1968), initiated by Jean d'Arcy Program Director and first telecast March 27, 1953. He is writer, producer and co-producer of many shows including, in all conscience also with Pierre Desgraupes in 1955 and five columns to a (1959-1968), a news program created according to his statements in response to the seizure of Charles de Gaulle on television at that time. It is also the author of numerous shows like The Times to read (1970), Hundred issues behind a mirror, thousands of books written by hand (1975).

It shows in his career by interviewing important figures of the twentieth century as Eugene Ionesco , Claude Levi-Strauss , Jean Cocteau , the General Massu , Jorge Luis Borges , Robert Badinter , Louis Ferdinand Celine , and even Rene Goscinny or Marie Besnard .

He died November 17, 2011 and is buried in Bages.

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