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Cocteau

Jean . 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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BEIRUT: Lebanese designer Georges Chakra drew inspiration from filmmaker Jean Cocteau, film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn and the eventful 1950s for his fall-winter 2015-2016 collection.
The perspective offered by the theater, incidentally a prime expressive platform for both Williams and Cocteau, provides precisely such an environment.
At the end of Le Livre Blanc, where, incidentally, there is no incitement to adopt a gay lifestyle, Cocteau writes a plea for the calm social recognition of the love of man for man be acknowledged for its own sake.
Though the Cocteau Twins never achieved the huge chart success of some of their contemporaries, the influence of Guthrie's distinctive, textural sound can be sensed in such contemporary acts as School Of Seven Bells and even The xx.
Cocteau Twins Stars And Topsoil: A Collection 1982-1990 The Scottish alternative act, who provided the ultimate soundtrack for students everywhere in the 80s, and enigmatic frontwoman Elizabeth Fraser get a new retrospective that should be an important addition to any CD collection.
Flanked by her partner, musician Jonathan Powell, songs such as Goodnight Mr Thomas (written about Dylan Thomas) James, and rollicking set closer Come To Me, hinted at such ethereal indie territory as The Cocteau Twins - Church's multi-octave register giving her voice the quivering beauty of Cocteau's Elizabeth Fraser but retaining the big pop heart of the likes of McAlmont and Butler.
JOHN FOXX, the original frontman of Ultravox, is a hugely influential musician who has collaborated with the likes of Bomb The Bass, Brian Eno, Cocteau Twins and Harold Budd.
Foxx formed Ultravox in the 70s and has worked with a wide range of artists including Eno, Paul Daley from Leftfield and the Cocteau Twins.
Maxim's, which is now owned by fashion designer Pierre Cardin, has over the years been a regular haunt for Jean Cocteau, Edward VII, Marcel Proust, Maria Callas, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Barbra Streisand and Barbara Hutton.
In the March-April 2010 issue, in a review of the book Living in Arcadia, by Julian Jackson, a facsimile of a spread by Jean Cocteau from Arcadie magazine was dated at 1958.
ELIZABETH FRASER Moses The former Cocteau Twins' singer is back in style with this stunning solo single.