Jean Giraudoux

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Jean Giraudoux
Portrait of Giraudoux in 1927
Portrait of Giraudoux in 1927
Born(1882-10-29)29 October 1882
Bellac, Haute-Vienne, France
Died31 January 1944(1944-01-31) (aged 61)
Paris, France
OccupationDramatist
Notable worksThe Madwoman of Chaillot,
Ondine,
Duel of Angels,
The Trojan War Will Not Take Place
SpouseSuzanne Boland
Children1 son

Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux (French: [ʒiʁodu]; 29 October 1882 – 31 January 1944) was a French novelist, essayist, diplomat and playwright.[1][2]

Theatre works[change | change source]

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  1. Brockett, Oscar. History of the Theatre Boston: Allyn and Bacon. 1968. p. 621.
  2. New York Times; February 1, 1944 Jean Giraudoux obituary.