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Colette

1873-1954 French novelist: wrote Gigi

1873   -   1954

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
occupation: novelist, ghostwriter, journalist, writer, librettist, screenwriter, short story writer, playwright
award received: Commander of the Legion of Honour, Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour, Officer of the Legion of Honour, Knight of the Legion of Honour
position held: president

Colette (French: [kɔ.lɛt]; Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, 28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954) was a French mime, actress, journalist and novelist, nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Collette was widely known for her 1944 novella Gigi (1944), which subsequently was the basis for the film and Lerner and Loewe stage production of the same name. The writer was the subject of numerous biographies, songs, and films, including 2018's Colette.
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works

23

Les Vrilles de la vigne

book by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

author: Colette

1908

La Chatte

1933 novel

author: Colette

1933

Gigi

1944 novella by Colette

author: Colette

1944

Chéri

novel by Colette

author: Colette

1920

Claudine at School

book by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

author: Colette

1900

Duo

1934 novel by the French writer Colette

author: Colette

1934

L'Ingénue libertine

1909 novel by Colette

author: Colette

1909

The Last of Chéri

livre de Colette

author: Colette

1926

La Maison de Claudine

book by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

author: Colette

The Vagabond

novel by Colette

author: Colette

1910

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