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Jean Cocteau (Maisons-Laffitte 1889 - Milly-la-Forêt 1963) - Artist
French writer, painter, draughtsman and director. C. made himself a name with poems. In 1917 he wrote the libretto for an opera by E. Satie with stage design by Picasso. He was a life-long friend of A. Breker. In 1955 he became member of the Académie Française. Mus.: Menton (Musée J. C.), Genf, Austin a. others. Lit.: Saur, Vollmer, Bénézit.