Pierre La Mure
Pierre La Mure (15 June 1909 - 28 December 1976) was a French author.
La Mure was born in Nice, in department Alpes-Maritimes. He published the 1950 novel Moulin Rouge about the life of the French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. This book was the basis of the classic 1952 movie of the same name. La Mure also produced the book Beyond Desire about the life of Cécile and Felix Mendelssohn and the biographical novel Claire de Lune on the life and struggles of French composer Claude Debussy, published during 1962. He died in California, USA, aged 67.
- Le Roi de la Nuit. John D. Rockefeller (1937)
- Gongs in the Night, Reaching the Tribes of French Indo-China (1943)
- Moulin Rouge, a novel based on the life of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (American edition 1950)
- Beyond Desire, a novel based on the life of Felix and Cécile Mendelssohn (1955), ISBN 0-87140-206-8 (unrelated to the film of the same name)
- Clair de lune, a novel about Claude Debussy (1962)
- The private life of Mona Lisa (1975), ISBN 0-316-51300-8
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