Murger, Henri, 1822-1861

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Henri Murger was the author of Scènes de la vie de Bohème, the novel upon which Puccini's opera La Bohème is based.

From the description of Autographed poem entitled, "La chanson de Mademoiselle Musette," ca. 1855-1856. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155887967

Epithet: writer of plays

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000356

French writer.

From the description of Autograph manuscript signed, dated, of part of an unidentified prose work : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873589

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creatorOf Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Autographed poem entitled, "La chanson de Mademoiselle Musette," ca. 1855-1856. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Murger, Henry, 1822-1861. Autograph manuscript signed, dated, of part of an unidentified prose work : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. La Bohème [collection] : (founded upon La vie de Bohème by Henry Murger) : an opera in four acts / by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica ; music by Giacomo Puccini. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Le dimanche : poësie d'Henri Murger (imité d'Hébel) : musique de Léo Delibes : manuscript, [18]69 juin. Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Le bonhomme Jadis, comedy in one act by Henry Murger. Printed (Paris: Levy Frères, 1852). French. Licence sent 25 January 1853 for performance at the St. James’s. Signed by J. Mitchell. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 records the stipulation that passag... British Library
creatorOf Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. La bohemia [microform] : escenas "De la vida bohemia" de Enrique Murger en cuatro acros [sic] / libro de L. Illica y G. Giacosa ; musica de J. Puccini. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
referencedIn Houghton Library. Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. 1942. Houghton Library
referencedIn French Literature mss., ca. 1750-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Dowson, Ernest Christopher, 1867-1900. Autograph letter signed : Woodford, to Arthur Moore, [1888] 13 Nov. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Dowson, Ernest Christopher, 1867-1900. Autograph letter signed : London, to Arthur Moore, [1889 Mar. 6]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Le serment d'Horace, comedy in one act by Henry Murger. Printed (Michel Lévy Frères, 2ème éd., 1861). French. Licence sent 11 May 1861 for performance at the St James’s. First performed at the Palais-Royal, Paris, 28 November 1860. Publisher’s ... British Library
creatorOf Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème : autograph notes : [Paris?], ca. 1845-1851. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. person
associatedWith Dowson, Ernest Christopher, 1867-1900. person
associatedWith Heineman, Dannie N., 1872-1962, person
associatedWith Heineman, Hettie, 1890-1974, person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. person
associatedWith Semet & Plumelle, corporateBody
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Birth 1822-03-27

Death 1861-01-28

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