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Cocteau

[kok-toh; French kawk-toh]
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noun
  1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, 1889–1963, French author and painter.
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  • Leaving Cocteau to his task, I undertook another concert tour at the beginning of November.

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    Igor Stravinsky


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Cocteau

noun
  1. Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1889–1963, French dramatist, novelist, poet, critic, designer, and film director. His works include the novel Les Enfants terribles (1929) and the play La Machine infernale (1934)
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