Jean Anouilh was born in Bordeaux on June 23, 1910. After completing his early
schooling, Anouilh studied law for a short time at the Sorbonne, and then
worked as a copywriter at Publicité Damour. He also wrote comic scenes for the
cinema. In 1929 he collaborated with Jean Aurenche on his first play, Humulus Le Muet ...