Jean Anouilh

(1910—1987) French dramatist

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(b Bordeaux, 23 Jun. 1910; d Lausanne, 3 Oct. 1987)

French playwright. His 1932 ballet for actors Le Bal des voleurs was re-choreographed by Massine (Nervi, 1960) and revived for Royal Ballet (London, 1963). He wrote several librettos for Petit including Les Demoiselles de la nuit (1948).

Subjects: Literature — Theatre.

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