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1889 – Born on the 5th of July in  Maisons-Laffitte, near Paris, France. 1918 – He met the 15-year-old poet Raymond Radiguet. The two collaborated extensively, socialized, and undertook many journeys and vacations together. 1920 – He experimented audaciously in almost every artistic medium, becoming a leader of the French avant-garde. 1929 – His first ..

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1922 – Pierre Cardin born on the 7th of July in Venice Italy. French designer of elegantly cut clothes for women and also a pioneer in the design of high fashion for men. Cardin’s father, a wealthy French wine merchant, wished him to study architecture, but from childhood he was interested in dressmaking. 1939 – ..

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1890 – Born on the 10th of September.   1927 – Naturalized French citizen.   1930 – She is also well known for her surrealist designs of the 1930s, especially her hats, including the Dalí design resembling a giant shoe and one a giant lamb chop, both which were famously worn by the Franco American ..

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1915 – He was born on the 19th day of December this year in Belleville, Paris, France.   1929 – At fourteen, she joined her father in his acrobatic street performances. She then took a room at Grand Hôtel de Clermont and separated from him, going her own way as a street singer in Pigalle, ..

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1892 – Born on September 4th in Aix-en Provence, France. A principal French composer of the 20th century known especially for his development of polytonality (simultaneous use of different keys). 1918 – On his return to Paris, Milhaud was for a time in the circle of Jean Cocteau and a member of the diverse group ..

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1892 – Born on April 19th in Saint Maur Des Fossés, Ile-de-France, France. French composer Germaine (Marcelle) Tailleferre was the only female member of ‘Les Six’, a group of French composers influenced by Satie and by Cocteau’s anti-Romantic aesthetic. The ‘Les Six’ consisted of Georges Auric, Arthur Honegger, Francis Poulenc, Darius Milhaud and Louis Durey. ..

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