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Carlos Lynes Jr.

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Carlos Lynes, Jr., 97, died in Paris, France on April 6, 2007 following a fall in his home. He had resided in that city since 1979. A graduate of Princeton University, and of Emory University, he was a native of Atlanta. He retired in 1975 as professor emeritus of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught French literature for 30 years. On retiring he lived first in Nice, France. Author of widely used scholarly editions of Marcel Proust and Albert Camus, he remained in close contact with former students and colleagues, many of whom regularly visited him in Paris. He is survived by a niece, Anne Kelley of Avondale Estates; by two nephews, Bill Martin of Sarasota, Florida and Stewart Lynes of Cascais, Portugal; and by eight great-nieces and two great-nephews. Cremation took place in Paris on April 13, 2007.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 29, 2007
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