Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923

Alternative names
Birth 1844-09-25
Death 1923-03-26
English, French

Biographical notes:

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) was a French actress.

From the guide to the Sarah Bernhardt Collection, 1878-1969, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

Actress, sculptor, and painter, Sarah Bernhardt was born in Paris, France.

From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007114

French born actress, artist, and writer.

From the description of Sarah Bernhardt Collection, ca. 1860-1977 (bulk 1880-1920). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492211

Bernhardt was a French actress, often called "The Divine Sarah."

From the description of [Letter, n.d., to] Monsieur Henri Bornier / Sarah. [between 1875 and 1900?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 166268403

French actress.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to her son Maurice, 1886 Oct. 11 and 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133509

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [Paris], to Jean Richepin, 1883 Sept. 3 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134386

French actress generally considered the most famous actress of the early 20th century.

From the description of Collection 1911-1923. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 32912953


From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132809

From the description of Sarah Bernhardt note, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450641

Sarah Bernhardt, French actress known as the divine Sarah.

Adelina Patti, Spanish-born soprano, was called the queen of the Italian stage.

From the guide to the Mme. Patti tour and Mme. Sarah Bernhardt season: scrapbook of clippings, 1886-1890, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)


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