Quotes by Colette

About Colette:

Colette was a French novelist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Her best known work, the novella, Gigi (1944), was the basis for the film and Lerner and Loewe stage production of the same name. She was also a mime, an actress and a journalist.

Author Bio

  • NameColette
  • Description1873-1954 French novelist: wrote Gigi
  • AliasesSidonie-Gabrielle Colette; Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  • BornJanuary 28, 1873
  • DiedAugust 3, 1954
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionNovelist; Ghostwriter; Journalist; Writer; Librettist
  • AwardsCommander Of The Legion Of Honour; Grand Officer Of The Legion Of Honour; Officer Of The Legion Of Honour; Knight Of The Legion Of Honour