Edmond Rostand

19th/20th century French poet and dramatist

Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (UK: /ˈrɒstɒ̃/,[1] US: /rɔːˈstɒ̃, ˈrɒstænd/,[2] 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.

Edmond Rostand
Rostand in the uniform of the Académie française, 1905
Rostand in the uniform of the Académie française, 1905
BornEdmond Eugène Alexis Rostand
(1868-04-01)1 April 1868
Marseille, France
Died2 December 1918(1918-12-02) (aged 50)
Paris, France
OccupationPoet, playwright
NationalityFrench
GenreNeo Romanticism
SpouseRosemonde Gérard
ChildrenJean Rostand
Maurice Rostand

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Rostand, Edmond". Lexico UK Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  2. "Rostand". Merriam-Webster Dictionary.