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Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.

 
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Marcel Marceau
Marcel Marceau
  • Born: March 22, 1923
  • Died: September 22, 2007
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Actor, Mime Artist

Marcel Marceau was a French actor and mime artist most famous for his stage persona as "Bip the Clown". He referred to mime as the "art of silence", and he performed professionally worldwide for over 60 years. As a youth, he lived in hiding and worked with the French Resistance during most of World War II, giving his first major performance to 3000 troops after the liberation of Paris in August 1944. Following the war, he studied dramatic art and mime in Paris.

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