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Claude Anet (1868–1931)

French writer "Claude Anet" was born Jean Schopfer in Morgan, Switzerland, in 1868. His father--whom he once described as "a literary man of good taste" who encouraged him to read the classics--was Swiss and his mother English, although she was born and educated in France. As a young man he attended the Sorbonne and the Ecole du Louvre (at the same... See full bio »


(age 62) in Paris, France

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Mayerling Writer
Ariane Writer


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 1968 Mayerling (novel "Mayerling" and historical documentation)
 1960 La Hora Fate (TV Series)
 1957 Love in the Afternoon (novel "Ariane, jeune fille russe")
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (based on the novel by: "Idyll's End" - 1 episode)
- Mayerling (1957) ... (based on the novel by: "Idyll's End")
 1936 Mayerling (novel)
 1932 Ariane, jeune fille russe (novel)
 1931 Ariane (novel)
 1931 The Loves of Ariane (original novel)

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Stage: Wrote "Mademoiselle Bourrat", produced on Broadway. Directed by Eva Le Gallienne. Civic Repertory Theatre: 7 Oct 1929-Oct 1929 (closing date unknown/26 performances). Cast: Egon Brecher (as "Monsieur Le Cure"), Florida Friebus (as "Caroline Bourrat de Vermaud"), Josephine Hutchinson (as "Mademoiselle Bourrat"), Alma Kruger (as ... See more »

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Tennis was one of his passions, and he was good at it--in 1892 (using his real name of Jean Schopfer) he became the French National Tennis Champion. See more »

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