Cyrano’s Apple

We remember Cyrano de Bergerac (1619 – 1655) because Edmond Rostand created a play in 1897 based loosely on the life of this French dramatist and duellist.  If you look at the “real” Cyrano’s portrait, the nose was prominent, but not to the proportions of those portrayed by actors. Cyrano de Bergerac was a free…