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Tragédie, musique et comédie: Corneille, Boieldieu et Molière

Tragedy, Music and Comedy: Corneille, Boieldieu and Molière

Jean-Jules Allasseur
1881

Cherbourg-Octeville /  Tragédie, musique et comédie: Corneille, Boieldieu et Molière

Description

In the façade of the Theatre, inaugurated January 1882, are three busts of Corneille, Boieldieu et Molière, representing tragedy, music and comedy:

Cherbourg-Octeville - Tragédie, musique et comédie: Corneille, Boieldieu et Molière
Corneille
Cherbourg-Octeville - Tragédie, musique et comédie: Corneille, Boieldieu et Molière
Boieldieu
Cherbourg-Octeville - Tragédie, musique et comédie: Corneille, Boieldieu et Molière
Molière

  1. CORNEILLE - Pierre Corneille (Rouen 1606 - Paris 1684), French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists (Wikipedia).
  2. BOIELDIEU - François-Adrien Boieldieu (Rouen 1775 - Varennes-Jarcy, Essonne, 1834), French composer (Wikipedia).
  3. MOLIERE - Molière stage name of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Paris 1622 - id. 1673), French playwright and actor (Wikipedia)..

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  • Country: France
  • Allasseur, Jean-Jules
  • Boieldieu, François-Adrien
  • Bust
  • Composer
  • Corneille, Pierre
  • Molière
  • Theatre / Opera House
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 49°38'16" - W 1°37'22")

    Item Code: frbn107; Photograph: 7 August 2015
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