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Definitions of JULES BARBIER
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A French dramatist; born in Paris, March 8, 1822. Having won success with his first effort, "A Poet" (1847), a drama in verse, he produced "The Shades of Moliere" (1847); "Andre Chenier" (1849); "Willy Nilly", a comedy (1849); and thereafter in collaboration, mostly with Michel Carre. a number of dramas and vaudevilles, also many librettos for comic operas. After the war of 1870-71 he published "The Sharpshooter, War Songs" (1871), a collection of patriotic poems: and later two other volumes of lyrics, "The Sheaf" (1882) and "Faded Flowers" (1890); besides "Plays in Verse" (1879). Died Jan., 1901.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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