Colette, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death



French novelist: writer of Gigi

Date of Birth: 28-Jan-1873

Place of Birth: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Date of Death: 03-Aug-1954

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, playwright, ghostwriter, journalist, novelist, librettist, prosaist, short story writer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Colette

  • Colette (French: [k?.l?t]; Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, 28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954) was a French author and woman of letters nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948; also known as a mime, actress, and journalist.
  • Colette was most widely known for her 1944 novella Gigi (1944), which was the basis for the 1958 film and the 1973 stage production of the same name.

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