Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (1873 - 1954) MP

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Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, Burgundy, France
Death: Died in Paris, Île-de-France, France
Occupation: Romancier
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About Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

  • Colette, de son vrai nom Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, est une romancière française, née à Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye (Yonne) le 28 janvier 1873, morte à Paris le 3 août 1954. Elle est élue membre de l’Académie Goncourt en 1945.
  • Colette was the surname of the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954). She is best known for her novel Gigi (upon which the stage and film musical comedies by Lerner & Loewe, of the same title, were based). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colette
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Colette's Timeline

1873
January 28, 1873
Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, Burgundy, France
1893
May 15, 1893
Age 20
Châtillon-sur-Loing
1913
July 3, 1913
Age 40
Brive-la-Gaillarde, Corrèze, Limousin, France
1954
August 3, 1954
Age 81
Paris, Île-de-France, France
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Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, Île-de-France, France