• Born date: 1745-02-22
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1794-07-25
Jean-Antoine Roucher

Jean-Antoine Roucher (February 22, 1745 - July 25, 1794), was a French poet.Roucher was born in Montpellier, the son of a tailor. His epithalamium on Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette won him the favour of Turgot, and a salt-tax collectorship. His poem, entitled Les Mois, appeared in 1779, was praised in manuscript, but critically lambasted until the 19th century.