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Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Colette was the surname of the French novelist and performer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. She is best known for her novel Gigi, upon which Lerner and Loewe based the stage and film musical comedies of the same title.

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Colette, stage name of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, a bisexual novelist and actress in the who caused a riot at the Moulin Rouge for a same-sex kiss onstage. She married three times and had several exotic affairs (one with her stepson).

Colette, in her younger years. She caused a scandal when she tore away her blouse on the stage. Would she today?

Colette, in her younger years. She caused a scandal when she tore away her blouse on the stage.

Colette et son bouledogue français Toby-chien, photographie autochrome de Roger Dumas - 1922 - Musée Albert-Kahn

Colette et Toby-chien, photographie de Roger Dumas - 1922 - Musée Albert-Kahn

Pierre Jahan,,CELEBRITIES : PICASSO, BRAQUE, COLETTE, COCTEAU... « The approach of a writer, or any other celebrity, varies according to his/her nature and notoriety. Of all the people I took photos of, the person I was closest to was Jean Cocteau. From our first meeting in 1941, a sincere friendship was born and it got stronger until his death.»

Colette, photo by Pierre Jahan. “I went to collect the few personal belongings which…I held to be invaluable: my cat, my resolve to travel and my solitude.

Claude Monet - Oscar-Claude Monet (14 novembre 1840 à Paris – 5 décembre 1926 (à 86 ans) à Giverny), dit Claude Monet, est un peintre français, l’un des fondateurs du mouvement impressionniste, peintre de paysages et de portraits.

love-your-french: “ Claude Monet November 1840 – 5 December was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of.

1 of the Best Actresses Ever - She plays a character role so well that you forget that it's her in front of the camera

1 of the Best Actresses Ever - She plays a character role so well that you forget that it's her in front of the camera

Colette - french writer - known for 1944 Gigi that was made into a film

Gabrielle Colette à Paris en 1935 - "La chatte"

Portraits of the writer Sidonie Gabrielle Colette by Marcel Vertès

Portrait of the writer Sidonie Gabrielle Colette by Marcel Vertès

Colette.  "I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it."

Colette

Brief biography of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette French author known for her writing and performing and scandalous lifestyle.

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