The quiet man

“Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us without words?”

Marcel Marceau, whose lithe gestures and pliant facial expressions revived the art of mime and brought poetry to silence, died Saturday in Paris, French media reported. Former assistant Emmanuel Vacca announced the death on France-Info radio, but gave no details about the cause. (AP link here.)

Wizbang’s Jay Tea is observing a moment of silence.


  1. McGehee »

    23 September 2007 · 3:15 pm

    revived the art of mime

    May he…

  2. Mister Snitch! »

    23 September 2007 · 9:11 pm

    I dunno, shouldn’t a mime get a moment of sound?

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