Gabriel-Marie Legouvé

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Gabriel-Marie Legouvé
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Gabriel-Marie Legouvé
Born Gabriel Marie Jean Baptiste Legouvé
23 June 1764
Paris
Died 30 August 1812(1812-08-30) (aged 48)
Paris
Occupation Playwright
Poet

Gabriel Marie Jean Baptiste Legouvé (23 June 1764 – 30 August 1812) was an 18th–19th-century French poet and playwright.

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), later a member of the Académie française, and son of Jean-Baptiste Legouvé (1729–1783) who wrote the pastoral La Mort d'Abel (1793) and a tragedy Epicharis et Nerón.

Works[edit]

  • 1784: Polyxène, tragedy
  • 1786: La Mort des fils de Brutus, héroïde
  • 1792: La mort d'Abel, three-act tragedy
  • 1794: Épicharis et Néron, tragedy
  • 1795: Quintus Fabius, tragedy
  • 1798: Laurence, tragedy
  • 1798: La Sépulture, elegy
  • 1799: Étéocle et Polynice, tragedy
  • 1799: Les Souvenirs d'une demoiselle sodomisée, elegy
  • 1800: La Mélancolie, elegy
  • 1801: Le Mérite des femmes, poem
  • 1801: Christophe Morin
  • 1806: La Mort d'Henri IV, tragedy
  • 1813: Les souvenirs ou les avantages de la Mémoire

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