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Carré, Michel, 1819-1872


  • [Michel Carré was a French writer and librettist, and is most famous for his operatic adaptations of literary masterpieces, such as Faust and Tales of Hoffman, in collaboration with Jules Barbier. His son, Michel-Antoine, also wrote librettos and directed silent films.]

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  • Fuller Name

    • Michel-Florentin
  • Variants

    • Carré, M. (Michel), 1819-1872
    • Carré, Michael, 1819-1872
    • Carré, Michele, 1819-1872
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1819
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1872-06-27
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Besançon (France)New Grove dict. of opera
    • Death Place

        (naf) Paris (France)New Grove dict. of opera
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Paris (France)Grand Larousse enc., c1960
    • Death Place

        (naf) Argenteuil (France)Grand Larousse enc., c1960
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  • Sources

    • found: Thomas, A. Hamlet [SR] p1984:program notes (paroles de Michel Carre)
    • found: LC data base, 11/21/84(hdg.: Carré, Michel, 1819-1872)
    • found: Faust, 18--?:t.p. (M. Carré)
    • found: The tales of Hoffmann, c1982:t.p. (Michael Carré)
    • found: New Grove dict. of opera(Carré, Michel(-Florentin); b. Oct. 21, 1822, Besançon, d. June 27, 1872, Paris; French librettist)
    • found: Grand Larousse enc., c1960(Carré, Michel; b. 1819, Paris, d. 1872, Argenteuil; French dramatic author)
    • found: Warrack, J. Oxford dict. of opera, 1992(Carré, Michel; b. 1819, Paris, d. June 27, 1872, Argenteuil; French librettist)
    • found: Amleto, 1882:t.p. (Michele Carré)
    • notfound: New Grove;Baker, 8th ed.;Baker's dict. of opera
    • found: Oxford Music Online, viewed 16 Nov 2012(Carré, Michel...French librettist...first literary work was a collection of verse...it was in association with Jules Barbier that he made his most significant contribution to opera as he devised a succession of adaptations of acknowledged literary masterpieces for the major French composers of the day...His son, Michel-Antoine...wrote many librettos...and later directed silent films)
  • General Notes

    • [Michel Carré was a French writer and librettist, and is most famous for his operatic adaptations of literary masterpieces, such as Faust and Tales of Hoffman, in collaboration with Jules Barbier. His son, Michel-Antoine, also wrote librettos and directed silent films.]
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Do not confuse with: Carré, Michel, 1865-1945]
  • Change Notes

    • 1985-01-23: new
    • 2016-09-16: revised
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