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.
In this regard, what did Sarah Bernhardt die of?
Also to know, did Sarah Bernhardt sleep in a coffin?
Bernhardt liked to wear a stuffed, dead bat. Most famously, she traveled with a coffin where she claimed to sleep. A widely circulated photo of a peaceful Bernhardt lying in a coffin, eyes closed, draped with flowers, no doubt served to fuel public curiosity. Her list of alleged lovers was both long and illustrious.
Did Sarah Bernhardt speak English?
Bernhardt." During her nine separate tours of the United Sates, and several visits to South America, she delivered performances to widespread critical acclaim. She spoke only in French but, according to French biographers, with a slight English accent.
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