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marcel British & World English

A deep artificial wave in the hair

marcel wave in marcel British & World English

A deep artificial wave in the hair

Marcel in marcel British & World English

A deep artificial wave in the hair

Carné, Marcel British & World English

(1906–96), French film director. He gained his reputation for the films he made with the poet and scriptwriter Jacques Prévert (1900–77), notably Le Jour se lève (1939) and Les Enfants du paradis (1945)

Pagnol, Marcel British & World English

(1895–1974), French dramatist, film director, and writer. As a director Pagnol is best known for the humorous film trilogy Marius (1931), Fanny (1932), and César (1936). His novels include La Gloire de mon père (1957) and Le Chateau de ma mère (1958)

Proust, Marcel British & World English

(1871–1922), French novelist, essayist, and critic. He devoted much of his life to writing his novel À la recherche du temps perdu (published in seven sections between 1913 and 1927). Its central theme is the recovery of the lost past and the releasing of its creative energies through the stimulation of unconscious memory

Duchamp, Marcel British & World English

(1887–1968), French-born artist, a US citizen from 1955. A leading figure of the Dada movement and originator of conceptual art, he invented ‘ready-mades’, mass-produced articles selected at random and displayed as works of art—most famously a bicycle wheel and a urinal

Marceau, Marcel British & World English

(1923–2007), French mime artist. He is known for appearing as the white-faced Bip, a character he developed from the French Pierrot character

Breuer, Marcel Lajos British & World English

(1902–81), US architect; born in Hungary. He designed the UNESCO headquarters in Paris 1953–58 and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City 1963–66. He is also known for his chair designs

Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc in Poulenc, Francis British & World English

(1899–1963), French composer; full name Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc. He was a member of Les Six. His work is characterized by lyricism as well as the use of idioms of popular music such as jazz, and includes songs and the ballet Les Biches (1923)