Edmond Rostand (1868 - 1918) إدمون روستان

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French playwright, poet and novelist, was born on April 1, 1868, in the charming French coastal city of Marseille. He was the youngest writer to be elected to compose a musical for the French Academy. He grew up in a well-to-do family, educated and fond of poetry and music. His...Read more ancestors were Spaniards from Cadiz, his father was a poet who organized delicate poetry, and a book was published for him called “The Forum of Corals,” in which the father mentions his son in more than one piece. His father sent him to Paris, in order to complete his studies at the Stanislas Institute, the prestigious Parisian institute where he studied literature, philosophy, and history, Then he joined the School of Law and obtained his degree from it. The French Academy awarded him the "Manifesto" award for the treatise he wrote on "Emotional and Natural Stories". Edmund revolted against the approach of the natural realist school and revolutionized the field of literature. Among his most notable works are Cyrano, and Little Eagle. He passed away on December 2, 1918.



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  • French playwright, poet and novelist, was born on April 1, 1868, in the charming French coastal city of Marseille. He was the youngest writer to be elected to compose a musical for...Read more the French Academy. He grew up in a well-to-do family, educated and fond of poetry and music. His ancestors were Spaniards from Cadiz, his father was a poet who organized delicate poetry, and a book was published for him called “The Forum of Corals,” in which the father mentions his son in more than one piece. His father sent him to Paris, in order to complete his studies at the Stanislas Institute, the prestigious Parisian institute where he studied literature, philosophy, and history, Then he joined the School of Law and obtained his degree from it. The French Academy awarded him the "Manifesto" award for the treatise he wrote on "Emotional and Natural Stories". Edmund revolted against the approach of the natural realist school and revolutionized the field of literature. Among his most notable works are Cyrano, and Little Eagle. He passed away on December 2, 1918.

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