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 (rôs-täN′), Edmond 1868-1918.
French playwright known for his light, entertaining works, particularly Cyrano de Bergerac (1897).


(French rɔstɑ̃)
(Biography) Edmond (ɛdmɔ̃). 1868–1918, French playwright and poet in the romantic tradition; best known for his verse drama Cyrano de Bergerac (1897)



Edmond, 1868–1918, French playwright and poet.
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Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand, newly adapted and directed by Damien Ryan
Cyrano de Bergerac, written by Frenchman Edmond Rostand, has its American premiere at the Garden Theater in New York City.
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