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Jean Cocteau
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As quoted in Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes (2002) by Nicholas Slonimsky, p. 33
Jean Cocteau
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As quoted in Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists (2007) by James Geary, p. 159
Jean Cocteau
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As quoted in Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists (2007) by James Geary, p. 271
Jean Cocteau
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Le Coq et l'Arlequin (1918)
Jean Cocteau
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Also quoted in Diary of an Unknown (1991) as translated by Jesse Browne. - Le Coq et l'Arlequin (1918)
Jean Cocteau
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Diary of an Unknown (1988)


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Jean Cocteau
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Born: July 5, 1889

Died: October 11, 1963 (aged 74)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Director, novelist, poet, artist, filmmaker

Bio: Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants terribles, and the films Blood of a Poet, Les Parents terribles, Beauty and the Beast, and Orpheus.

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