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Edmond Rostand

Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (1 April 1868 - 2 December 1918) was a French poet and dramatist. He is associated with neo-romanticism and is known best for his play Cyrano de Bergerac. Rostand's romantic plays contrasted with the naturalistic theatre popular during the late nineteenth century. Another of Rostand's works, Les Romanesques, was adapted to the musical comedy The Fantasticks. When Rostand was twenty years old, his first play, a one-act comedy, Le Gant rouge, was performed at the...See more