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Edmond Rostand
Rostand in the uniform of the Académie française, 1905
Rostand in the uniform of the Académie française, 1905
Born Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand
(1868-04-01)1 April 1868
Marseille, France
Died 2 December 1918(1918-12-02) (aged 50)
Paris, France
Occupation Poet, playwright
Nationality French
Genre Neo Romanticism
Spouse Rosemonde Gérard
Children Jean Rostand
Maurice Rostand

Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (UK /ˈrɒstɒ̃/, US /rɔːˈstɒ̃, ˈrɒstænd/, French: [ɛdmɔ̃ ʁɔstɑ̃]; 1 April 1868 – 2 December 1918) was a French poet and dramatist. He is known for his works which are known as neo-romanticism. His best known play was the 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac.


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