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Jean-Jacques Rousseau (I) (1712–1778)


(age 66) in Ermenonville, France

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Le Gai Savoir Writer


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 2016 Jours de France (verse: Vers & fragments)
 2009 Joachim Gatti, variation de lumière (Documentary short) (text - uncredited)
 1983 Kuolema savolaiseen tapaan (TV Series) (opening quotation - 6 episodes)
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 1969 Le Gai Savoir (text)
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 1969 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (music: "Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing")
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Book: "The Confessions". See more »

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Personal Quote:

Hatred, as well as love, renders its votaries credulous.


Rousseau lived for 30 years with an uneducated seamstress named Thérèse Lavasseur, whom he met in 1745. They had five children, all of whom Rousseau had sent to foundling homes in infancy. Conditions being very poor at orphanages in the 18th century, it is unlikely any of them survived. Late in life Rousseau came to regret his actions and tried to track his children down in the hopes of ... See more »

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