po_Bernhardt-Sarah1Sarah Bernhardt (October 22, 1844 – March 26, 1923) was a French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as “the most famous actress the world has ever known”.

Bernhardt made her fame on the stages of France in the 1870s, and was soon in demand in Europe and the Americas. She developed a reputation as a serious dramatic actress, earning the nickname “The Divine Sarah.”


Sarah Bernhardt

Be kind
Take me close to you
Sing me some of your beautiful verses
Bear me away in tender blue leaves
Roll me over in dark clouds
Trample me under your storms
Break me in your rage
But love me well
My adored lover
Love me in the name of love