Gabriel-Marie Legouvé

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Gabriel-Marie Legouvé

Gabriel Marie Jean Baptiste Legouvé (23 June 1764 – 30 August 1812) was a French poet.

Legouvé was born and died in Paris, and was the seventh member elected to occupy seat 4 of the Académie française in 1803.

Legouvé was the father of Ernest Legouvé (1807–1903) and son of J. B. Legouvé (1729–1783) who wrote the pastoral La Mort d'Abel (1793) and a tragedy Epicharis et Nerón.


This article incorporates information from the revision as of January 2009 of the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.