Becque, Henri Francois
Born: Apr 09, 1837 AD
Died: 1899 AD, at 62 years of age.
1837 - Born on the 9th of April in Lille.
1867 - Wrote the book of an opera Sardanapale in imitation of Lord Byron for the music of M. Victorin Joncires.
1870 - Appeared his first work Michel Pauper.
1886 - The importance of this sombre drama was first realized when it was revived at the Odon.
1882-1886 - Wrote Les Corbeaux established Becque's position as an innovator, and he produced his most successful play, La Parisienne.
1890-1895 - His other works include Querelles littiraires, and Souvenirs dun auteur dramatique, consisting chiefly of reprinted articles in which he does not spare his opponents.
1899 - Died this year.
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