Maurice Rostand

Novelist, Author

1891 – 1968

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Who was Maurice Rostand?

Maurice Rostand was a French author, the son of the noted poet and dramatist Edmond Rostand and the poet Rosemonde Gérard, and brother of the biologist Jean Rostand.

Rostand was a writer of poems, novels, and plays. He was friends with Jean Cocteau and Lucien Daudet and was one of the noted homosexual personalities that frequented the salons during the period between the wars.

In 1948, he published his memoirs, Confession d'un demi-siècle. He is interred in Passy Cemetery.

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Born
May 26, 1891
Paris
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  • France
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Died
Feb 21, 1968
Ville-d'Avray

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on July 23, 2013

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