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DEAUVILLE RAYONNE AND ATTRACTS CREATORS FROM ITS CREATION. WRITERS, MUSICIANS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, FASHION DESIGNERS, FILMMAKERS, PAINTERS… THEY HAVE DONE AN ​​INSPIRATION INFLUENCED BY THE SEA, LIGHT AND ATMOSPHERE OF THE CITY. HERITAGE PLATES WERE PLACED ON THE PLACES THAT THEY MARKED.

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Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel

11 avenue Lucien Barrière (La Villa Homme store)

The fashion designer opened her first boutique in Deauville in 1913. She imposed casual and elegant clothing.

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© Virginie Meigné

Claude Lelouch

Place Claude Lelouch

Son film A man and a woman, released in 1966, has received nearly 50 international awards and Deauville has become the eternal rendezvous of romanticism.

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© Naïade Plante

Eugène Boudin

On the stone embankment

The forerunner of Impressionism liked to put his easel on the dike. He had a house built in Deauville in 1884 (at 8 rue Olliffe) where he will spend the last 14 years of his life.

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Françoise Sagan

Boulevard Cornuché (Casino)

Deauville played a special role in the life of the novelist. On August 8, 1958 at the casino in Deauville, she bet on 8 and won 8 million francs, the sum with which, at 8 am, she bought the house she rented near Honfleur.

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© Claudine Vazeille

André Hamburg

Les Planches (cabin n ° 181)

The 20th century marine painter developed a figurative art, inspired by the landscapes of the Côte Fleurie. 531 of his paintings were bequeathed to the City of Deauville.

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© Roger Kahan via Wikimedia Commons

Jean Gabin

Corner of Hunebelle and Victor Hugo streets

The actor lived in Deauville between 1956 and 1974 and shot some of his films there. He acquired in 1961 the Villa La Malmaison, which he renamed La Grande Villa.

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Guillaume Apollinaire

1 rue Désiré le Hoc (Continental Hotel)

 

In July 1914 for a report on the Deauville summer cultural season, the newspaper Comoedia mandates Apollinaire for writing the articles, and Rouveyre, painter and caricaturist, for illustration.

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