In the façade of the Theatre, inaugurated January 1882, are three busts of Corneille, Boieldieu et Molière, representing tragedy, music and comedy:
- CORNEILLE - Pierre Corneille (Rouen 1606 - Paris 1684), French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists (Wikipedia).
- BOIELDIEU - François-Adrien Boieldieu (Rouen 1775 - Varennes-Jarcy, Essonne, 1834), French composer (Wikipedia).
- MOLIERE - Molière stage name of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Paris 1622 - id. 1673),
French playwright and actor
- Jean-Jules Allasseur (1808-1903),
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Location (N 49°38'16" - W 1°37'22")
Item Code: frbn107; Photograph: 7 August 2015
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