Quotes by Jean Cocteau

About Jean Cocteau:

Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), and the films Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents Terribles (1948), Beauty and the Beast (1946) and Orpheus (1949). His circle of associates, friends and lovers included Kenneth Anger, Pablo Picasso, Jean Hugo, Jean Marais, Henri Bernstein, Yul Brynner, Marlene Dietrich, Coco Chanel, Erik Satie, Albert Gleizes, Igor Stravinsky, Marie Laurencin, María Félix, Édith Piaf, Panama Al Brown, Colette, Jean Genet, and Raymond Radiguet.

Author Bio

  • NameJean Cocteau
  • DescriptionFrench poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager and filmmaker
  • BornJuly 5, 1889
  • DiedOctober 11, 1963
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionPainter; Playwright; Film Director; Poet; Choreographer; Illustrator; Novelist; Screenwriter; Writer; Composer; Librettist
  • AwardsCommander Of The Legion Of Honour