International Sensation, Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt (born Henriette-Rosine Bernard), became an International Celebrity Actress. In 1879 she began traveling the world, performing leading roles in plays by playwrights such as Racine, Shakespeare, Dumas, and Eugene Scribe and cultivating a reputation as an extravagant libertine. At her funeral in 1923, A quarter of a million mourners attended.

Additional Information:

  • Sarah Bernhardt – Wikipedia
    Sarah Bernhardt was born as Henriette-Rosine Bernard at 5 rue de L’École-de-Médicine in the Latin Quarter of Paris on October 22 or 23, 1844.
  • Sarah Bernhardt – Actress, Theater Actress, Film Actor/Film Actress …
    Perhaps the most famous actress of all time, Sarah Bernhardt is regarded as one of the finest actors of the 19th century, appearing on the stage and in some of the earliest films ever produced.
  • Sarah Bernhardt | French actress | Britannica.com
    Sarah Bernhardt, original name Henriette-Rosine Bernard, byname the Divine Sarah, French la Divine Sarah (born October 22/23, 1844, Paris, France—died March 26, 1923, Paris), the greatest French actress of the later 19th century and one of the best-known figures in the history of the stage.
  • Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt by Robert Gottlieb | book review …
    Forget Lady Gaga and her meat dress; no one has ever grasped the art of eccentric showmanship like Sarah Bernhardt, the foremost actress of her age, who liked to accessorise with a dead bat, never went on tour without her own coffin and once travelled round America accompanied by an alligator called Ali-Gaga (who died, sadly enough, as a consequence of consuming too much milk and champagne).
  • Sarah Bernhardt | Jewish Women’s Archive
    The French actress Sarah Bernhardt, named by her fans the “Divine Sarah,” is recognized as the first international stage star.
  • Sarah Bernhardt – Themes – Gallery – Mucha Foundation
    The Parisian actress Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) was the single most influential figure in Mucha’s life as an artist. It was his first poster for her, Gismonda, that made him famous and he grew both as a man and an artist through his professional collaboration and friendship with the greatest stage personality of the era.
  • Sarah Bernhardt (1905) – YouTube
Date:
      1879
Name(s):
      Sarah Bernhardt
Occupation:
      Celebrity Actress
Location:
      Around the world



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