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Maurice Rostand

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Nationality  French
Name  Maurice Rostand
Movies  Broken Lullaby
Role  Author
Siblings  Jean Rostand

Born  May 26, 1891 Paris, France (1891-05-26)
Occupation  Novelist, dramatist, poet
Died  February 21, 1968, Ville-d'Avray, France
Parents  Rosemonde Gerard, Edmond Rostand
Grandparents  Eugene Rostand, Angele Gayet, Louis Maurice Fortune
Similar People  Edmond Rostand, Rosemonde Gerard, Jean Rostand, Ernst Lubitsch, Samson Raphaelson

Maurice Rostand au théâtre

Maurice Rostand (May 26, 1891 – February 21, 1968) was a French author, the son of the noted poet and dramatist Edmond Rostand and the poet Rosemonde Gerard, and brother of the biologist Jean Rostand.


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Rostand was a writer of poems, novels, and plays. He was friends with Jean Cocteau and Lucien Daudet and was one of the noted homosexual personalities that frequented the salons during the period between the wars.

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In 1948, he published his memoirs, Confession d'un demi-siecle. He is interred in Passy Cemetery.


  • La Gloire, 1921
  • La Mort de Moliere, Theatre Sarah Bernhardt, 1922
  • Le Masque de fer, 1923
  • Le Secret du Sphinx, piece en 4 actes, 1924
  • Monsieur de Letoriere: Piece en Quatre Actes et Cinq Tableaux en Vers, 1931
  • Le proces d'Oscar Wilde, 1935
  • Some works were written in collaboration with his mother, Rosemonde Gerard.


  • Les Insomnies Poemes 1914–1923, 1923
  • L'homme que j'ai tue, 1925
  • Confession d'un demi-siecle, 1948
  • Sarah Bernhardt, 1950
  • Biography

  • Marcel Migeo: Les Rostand, Paris, Stock, 1973. About Edmond, Rosemonde, Jean and Maurice Rostand.
  • References

    Maurice Rostand Wikipedia