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Edmonde Charles-Roux (1920–2016)

Edmonde Charles-Roux was born on April 17, 1920 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She was a writer, known for Coco Before Chanel (2009), Dimenticare Palermo (1990) and For Art's Sake: The Story of Ballets Russes (2009). She was married to Gaston Defferre. She died on January 20, 2016 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. See full bio »

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 2009 Coco Before Chanel (book)
 1990 Dimenticare Palermo (novel "Oublier Palermoe)
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 2009 For Art's Sake: The Story of Ballets Russes (TV Movie documentary)
Herself - Chanel Biographer
 2009 La traversée du désir (Documentary)
 2007 Le Goncourt des lycéens (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Yves Saint Laurent - Le temps retrouvé (Documentary)
 2001 Vivement dimanche (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 December 2001 (2001) ... Herself
 2001 Bouillon de culture (TV Series documentary)
- Edmonde et Gaston (2001) ... Herself
 1996 Thé ou café (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 June 1996 (1996) ... Herself
 1975-1990 Apostrophes (TV Series)
- La dernière (1990) ... Herself
 1989 Le divan (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 4 March 1989 (1989) ... Herself
 1971 Samedi soir (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 June 1971 (1971) ... Herself

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Soon after the fall of France in WWII, her parents returned to their hometown, Marseille. She earned a nursing degree and volunteered to serve in an ambulance corps in the French Foreign Legion. At Verdun, she was wounded during an aerial bombardment of the field hospital where she was working. She was wounded again when the First French Army, to which she was attached, advanced into Austria. She... See more »

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