Edmond ROSTAND

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FrenchBorn Edmond Eugène Alexis ROSTAND

French poet and dramatist

Born on April 01, 1868 in Marseille, France , France

Died on December 02, 1918 in Paris, France

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Rostand was born in Marseille, France, into a wealthy and cultured Provençal family. His father was an economist and a poet, a member of the Marseille Academy and the Institut de France. Rostand studied literature, history, and philosophy at the Collège Stanislas in Paris, France.



His first play, a burlesque, Les romanesques was produced on 21 May 1894 at the Théâtre Français. Another early play, La Princesse Lointaine, was based on the story of the troubadour Rudel and the Lady of Tripoli This play opened on 5 April 1895 at the Théâtre de la Renaissance. The part of Melissande was created by Sarah Bernhardt, who also was the original Photine of La Samaritaine (Theatre de la Renaissance, 14 April 1897), a Biblical drama in three scenes taken from the gospel story of the woman of Samaria.

...   Rostand was born in Marseille, France, into a wealthy and cultured Provençal family. His father was an economist and a poet, a member of the Marseille Academy and the Institut de France. Rostand studied literature, history, and philosophy at the Collège Stanislas in Paris, France.



His first play, a burlesque, Les romanesques was produced on 21 May 1894 at the Théâtre Français. Another early play, La Princesse Lointaine, was based on the story of the troubadour Rudel and the Lady of Tripoli This play opened on 5 April 1895 at the Théâtre de la Renaissance. The part of Melissande was created by Sarah Bernhardt, who also was the original Photine of La Samaritaine (Theatre de la Renaissance, 14 April 1897), a Biblical drama in three scenes taken from the gospel story of the woman of Samaria.



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