Hippolyte Bis

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Hippolyte Louis Florent Bis (29 August 1789 – 3 March 1855) was a French playwright and librettist.[1] He is most known for the libretto to Giachino Rossini's opera William Tell (premiered in 1829), which he wrote with Étienne de Jouy.[2]

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  1. ^ Phillips, Lawrence Barnett (1871). The Dictionary of Biographical Reference, p. 153. Sampson Low, Son & Marston
  2. ^ "Libretto to Guillaume Tell". Stanford OperaGlass. 

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