Canonge, L. Placide (Louis Placide), 1822-1893

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Dates:
Birth 1822
Death 1893

Biographical notes:

New Orleans writer, dramatist, editor.

From the description of Un chef d'oeuvre retrouvé [188-?] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369829

New Orleanian playwright, journalist, educator, manager of French Operatic Company, and song writer.

From the description of L. Placide Canonge collection, 1842-1887. (Xavier University of Louisiana). WorldCat record id: 35618461

Louis Placide Canonge (1822-1893) was a New Orleans-born playwright, journalist, editor, lawyer, educator and politician. He was educated in Paris; after returning to New Orleans, he specialized in French-language drama and journalism. He worked as manager of a French operatic company in New Orleans, was superintendent of education in Orleans Parish, and was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

From the description of Louis Placide Canonge collection, 1890-1941. (Tulane University). WorldCat record id: 768244197

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Subjects:

  • French--American poetry--Creole authors
  • Lyricists
  • Journalists
  • Creoles
  • Authors, American--19th century
  • French language
  • Dramatists, American

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Places:

  • Louisiana--New Orleans (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • New Orleans (La.) (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--New Orleans (as recorded)