She was a gorgeous redhead, reputed to sleep in a coffin, a sculptor, a painter and owner of multiple theaters, she was known to all as the “Divine Sarah”.

Born illegitimately to a Jewish French courtesan, Sarah Bernhardt was THE dramatic stage actress of her lifetime, 1844 to 1923.  Known particularly for her golden voice and ability to move an audience, no one could forget the poignancy she evoked particularly in her death scenes.  She was the original Camille . . .

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