Edmond Rostand

Playwright, Author

1868 – 1918

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Who was Edmond Rostand?

Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand was a French poet and dramatist. He is associated with neo-romanticism, and is best known for his play Cyrano de Bergerac. Rostand's romantic plays contrasted with the naturalistic theatre popular during the late nineteenth century. Another of Rostand's works, Les Romanesques, was adapted to the musical comedy, The Fantasticks.

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Born
Apr 1, 1868
Marseille
Also known as
  • Rostand
  • Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand
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Nationality
  • France
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Education
  • Collège Stanislas
Died
Dec 2, 1918
Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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