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The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano

by

Eugene Ionesco

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Some of Ionesco's early essays were considered scandalous in Romania. (Source)

Much like his fictional soprano, Ionesco was bald. (Source)

The Bald Soprano is one of the most performed plays in French. (Source)

Ionesco's father fought in WWI, leaving his family to fend for themselves in Paris. For a while they thought he'd died at the front. (Source)

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