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The fifteen year old Sarah Bernhardt enters the Paris Conservatory

Sarah Bernhardt
11/29/1859
Parisian Henriette Rosine Bernard, soon to be known as the world-famous actress Sarah Bernhardt,  entered the Conservatoire de Musique et Déclamation in Paris, soon after her fifteenth birthday.  She began on the stage in 1862, was known world-wide by the the 1870s, and was a pioneer silent movie star after the turn of the new century.  She died in 1923 and was buried in Paris.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Sarah Bernhardt," The Review of Reviews, Vol. XII (July 1894), p. 87.

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