|Cyrano de Bergerac|
Cyrano de Bergerac, the man for whom the play is named and upon whose life it is based
|Written by||Edmond Rostand|
|Date of premiere||1897|
Cyrano de Bergerac is a play written in 1897 by Edmond Rostand. It is slightly based on the real Cyrano de Bergerac, and the play is a fictional story about his life.
The play has been translated and performed many times, and it is responsible for introducing the word "panache" into the English language.