Charles Deslys

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Charles Deslys
Tombe de Charles Deslys (division 71).JPG
Charles Deslys's grave at the Père Lachaise Cemetery, 71th division
Born 1 March 1821
Paris
Died 13 March 1885(1885-03-13) (aged 64)
Paris
Occupation Writer

Charles Deslys (1 March 1821 – 13 March 1885) was a 19th-century French writer.

He was educated at the Lycée Charlemagne then performed a study tour in Italy. Upon his return, he became an actor in the South of France and made his debut as a writer.

He began his artistic career in the theater. He traveled the south of France as a singer or an actor. Following the publication of a trifle in 1816 (Les Bottes vernies de Cendrillon), he discovered and partook his literary talents.

He is buried at Père Lachaise Cemetery (71th division).

Works[edit]

  • 1847: La Mère Rainette, from Gallica.
  • 1849: Les Bottes vernies de Cendrillon, from Gallica.
  • 1850: La Marchande de plaisirs
  • 1852: La Dernière Grisette
  • 1852: Le Diable architecte
  • 1852: Les Fiançailles des roses, opéra comique
  • 1852: Flore et Zéphire, opéra comique
  • 1852: Le Livre des devoirs
  • 1852: Le Livre des dévotions de l'année ou l'Annuaire catholique
  • 1852: Le Livre des femmes illustres
  • 1852: Le Livre des fleurs
  • 1852: Le Livre des saintes
  • 1852: Le Livre du jardinage
  • 1852: La Millionnaire ou Mademoiselle Carlier, P. Germain
  • 1853: Mademoiselle Bouillabaisse, L. de Potter
  • 1854: Le Jardin des plantes
  • 1854: Rigobert le rapin, L. de Potter
  • 1856: Heures de récréation from Gallica.
  • 1856: Pervenche
  • 1857: Les Compagnons de minuit, Degorce-Cadot
  • 1858: Le Pont rouge, drama, from Gallica.
  • 1862: Un appartement à louer, vaudeville
  • 1864: L'Héritage de Charlemagne, Hachette
  • 1866: Le Roi d'Yvetot, Dameret
  • 1866: Les Récits de la grève, Didier
  • 1867: Les Compères du roi, Dentu
  • 1875: La Maison du bon Dieu, Sartorius
  • 1875: Le Serment de Madeleine, Dentu
  • 1867: Le Casseur de pierres, drama, Michel Levy