|Born||Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand|
1 April 1868
|Died||2 December 1918 (aged 50)|
Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (UK: //, US: / /,, French: [ɛdmɔ̃ ʁɔstɑ̃]; 1 April 1868 – 2 December 1918) was a French poet and dramatist. He is known for his works which are known as neo-romanticism. His best known play was the 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac.