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Edmond Rostand

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Edmond Rostand


Born
in Marseille, France
April 01, 1868

Died
December 02, 1918

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Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand was a French poet and dramatist.

Rostand is associated with neo-romanticism, and is best known for his play "Cyrano de Bergerac". Rostand's romantic plays provided an alternative to the naturalistic theatre popular during the late 19th century. One of Rostand's works, "Les Romanesques", has been adapted as the highly successful musical comedy "The Fantasticks".

Rostand became the youngest writer to be elected to the Académie Française.
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Cyrano de Bergerac

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Chantecler

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“A kiss is a secret which takes the lips for the ear.”
Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac

“A great nose may be an index
Of a great soul”
Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac

“My heart always timidly hides itself behind my mind. I set out to bring down stars from the sky, then, for fear of ridicule, I stop and pick little flowers of eloquence.”
Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac

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