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French André COURRÈGES

French fashion designer

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Born: on March 09, 1923 in Pau, France
Died: on January 07, 2016 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France


Courrèges was born in the city of Pau within the Basque region of the Pyrenees. He wanted to pursue design in art school but his father, a butler disapproved his passion as he wanted him to be an engineer. Courrèges attended École Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées (École des ponts ParisTech). During World War II, he became a pilot for the French Air Force.

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