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Born in Lyon, France
Birth NameÉric-Emmanuel Schmitt

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Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt was born on March 28, 1960 in Lyon, France as Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt. He is a writer and director, known for Monsieur Ibrahim (2003), Le libertin (2000) and Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009).

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Graduated from the École normale supérieure in Paris, receiving a doctorate in philosophy (1985).
Born to Alsation parents, working as physical education teachers.
Although starting his career as a dramatist, his is best known for his novels such as "Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran" (1999, "M. Ibrahim and the Flowers of Coran"), which was made into Monsieur Ibrahim (2003), and "Ma vie avec Mozart" (2005, "My life with Mozart").
After being an agnostic for years, he has considered himself a Christian.
Resides in Brussels.

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