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La Reine du Music-Hall

French actress and singer Mistinguett was born on April 5, 1875 under the name Jeanne Bourgeois. In her day, she was at one time the best-paid female entertainer in the world. She came from the proverbial humble background. From a … Continue reading

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L’automne est le printemps de l’hiver

French artist Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec Monfa was born on November 24, 1864. The “de” shows his family was noble, but it doesn’t show that his family had lost its fortune and was so in-bred that Toulouse-Lautrec was born … Continue reading

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