Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897

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Henri Meilhac was a French dramatist, who often collaborated with Ludovic Halévy.

From the guide to the Henri Meilhac plays, undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

This inscription is almost certainly by the French writer Henri Meilhac (1831-1897), who co-wrote the libretti for a number of operas and operettas, including Bizet's Carmen; Massenet's Manon; and Offenbach's La Périchole, La vie Parisienne and La belle Hélène.

From the description of Autographed pencil sketch and poetic commentary, ca. 1855-1856. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155887319

French palywright.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 16 June [no year], to Cristi, [no year] June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873567

French dramatist and librettist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 2 February 1888, to an unidentified recipient, 1888 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873568

Henri Meilhac was a French dramatist, who often collaborated with Ludovic Halévy.

From the description of Plays, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83660284

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creatorOf Burns, Jodi, 1983-. An evening at the opera [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Fifth Avenue Theatre. Autograph draft of agreement signed by Meilhac between Augustin Daly of the Fifth Avenue Theatre and H. Meilhac and L. Halevy [manuscript], 1874 September 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897. Critiques Dramatiques, [ca. 1874]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Morrison, George Austin, 1864-1916. Lafayette [collection] : or, The maid and the marquis : an original burlesque in three acts / by George Austin Morrison. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Lecocq, Charles, 1832-1918. Le petit duc [collection] : opéra-comique en trois actes / paroles de Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halévy ; musique de Charles Lecocq. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. [La belle Hélène : act 1 / Jacques Offenbach]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Théâtre des variétés (Paris, France). Contract : between Eugène Bertrand, director of the Théâtre des variétés, and Jacques Offenbach, Henri Meilhac, and Ludovic Halévy : manuscript, 1869 Aug. 3. Houghton Library
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. The Grand duchess of Gerolstein [music] : comic opera in three acts / English lyrics by Adrian Ross ; from the French of Messrs Meilhac & Halevy ; music by Offenbach. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Plays, undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Müller, Adolf, 1839-1901. Des Teufels Weib [collection] : phantastisches Singspiel in 3 Akten und einem Vorspiele nach Meilhac u. Mortier ; Musik von Adolf Müller jun. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen [collection] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; words by H. Meilhac and L. Halévy ; adapted from the novel by Prosper Mérimée. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Mina Curtiss collection, ca. 1950-ca. 1958 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn W.S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert sheet music, 1872-1892. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. La vie parisienne / [Jacques Offenbach]. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897. Critiques Dramatiques, [ca. 1874]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Autographed pencil sketch and poetic commentary, ca. 1855-1856. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Jackson, Anna, 1986-. NATS winners concert [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. [Sketches for La belle Hélène, A. 540]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lecocq, Charles, 1832-1918. La petite mademoiselle [collection] : opéra- comique en trois actes / de H. Meilhac et L. Halévy ; musique de Charles Lecocq. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Lecocq, Charles, 1832-1918. Ensemble du baccara. N. 21 : manuscript, [1881?] Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. [Album leaf in the hand of Marie-Hippolyte Rôze] : [manuscript], 1885. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pierce, Alice. Alice Pierce, soprano ; Nancy Johnston, piano [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon / arrangement pour les traductions. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Henri Meilhac plays, undated. Houghton Library
referencedIn Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Autograph manuscript : [n.p., Paris?, n.d., 1911?], [n.d., 1911?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. The realm of joy : being a free and easy version of Le roe Candeull [i.e. Le roi Candaule]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Yarborough, Kristen. An evening at the opera [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Morrison, George Austin, 1864-1916. Lafayette : or, The maid and the marquis : an original burlesque / [by George Austin Morrison]. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Lecocq, Charles, 1832-1918. Le Petit Duc / Opéra-Comique en 3 Actes / de / Charles Lecocq. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hopp, Julius, 1819-1885. Blaubart : libretto, 1881. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen [music] : opera en 4 actes tire de la nouvelle de Prosper Merimee / Poeme de H. Meilhac et L. Halevy ; musique de Georges Bizet. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Le grande duchesse de Gérolstein [collection] : opéra bouffe en trois actes et quatre tableaux / paroles de Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halévy ; musique de Jacques Offenbach. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 16 June [no year], to Cristi, [no year] June 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Treumann, Karl. Pariser Leben! : libretto, 1893. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. La grande duchesse de Gerolstein. no. 10, Declaration d'amour. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Barbe-bleue [collection] : opéra bouffe en trois actes et quatre tableaux / paroles de Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halévy ; musique de J. Offenbach. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon / opéra comique en quatre actes / et six tableaux. / Poème de M.M. / Henri Meilhac et Philippe Gille. / Musique de M.J. Massenet. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Théâtre du vaudeville (Paris, France). Contract : between Roger, Deslandes, and Bertrand, as directors of the Théâtre du vaudeville, and Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy : manuscript, 1878 Sept. 1. Houghton Library
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Les brigands [music] : opera-bouffe en 3 actes / paroles de Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halevy ; musique de J. Offenbach. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933. Carmen : opera in four acts, taken from the story of Prosper Merimée : typescript, [ca. 1932] / original libretto by H. Meilhac and L. Halévy ; new English version by John and Ada Galsworthy ; music by Georges Bizet. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Académie française autograph album, 1722-1891. Houghton Library
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Life In Paris / libretto and lyrics by Meilhac and Halévy ; translated by Jeremy Gibson ; directed by Jean Gascon, 1974 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Fonds Louis Jouvet Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
creatorOf Hervé, 1825-1892. Mam'zelle Nitouche [collection] : comédie-opérette en 3 actes et 4 tableaux / de Henri Meilhac et Albert Millaud ; musique de Hervé. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon [collection] : opéra comique en 3 actes et 6 tableaux / de Henri Meilhac & Phillippe Gille ; musique de Jules Massenet. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Hervé, 1825-1892. La rousotte [collection] : pièce en 3 actes et un prologue / paroles de H. Meilhac, L. Halévy et A. Millaud ; musique de Hervé, Ch. Lecocq & M. Boullard. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. [Sketches for La baguette]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. The realm of joy [microform] : being a free and easy version of "Le roe Candeull." University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. [Draft of Vert-Vert, A. 627]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Planquette, Robert, 1848-1903. Rip Van Winkle [collection] : opera comique in three acts / libretto by H. Meilhac, Ph. Gille, and H.B. Farnie ; composed by Robert Planquette. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon : arii︠a︡ de Grie. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 2 February 1888, to an unidentified recipient, 1888 Feb. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dohm, Ernst, 1819-1883. Die schöne Helena : Opera-Buffa in 3 Abtheilungen, ca. 1865, 1880-1895. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Lotta Crabtree papers, 1866-1937. Houghton Library
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Les brigands [collection] : opera-bouffe en 3 actes / paroles de Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halévy ; musique de J. Offenbach. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Lecocq, Charles, 1832-1918. [Le petit duc]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. La Périchole [collection] : opera bouffe en trois actes / paroles de Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halévy ; musique de J. Offenbach. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. La belle Hélène [collection] : opéra bouffe en 3 actes / paroles de Henri Meilhac et Ludovic Halévy ; musique de J. Offenbach. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. La vie parisienne [collection] / de Meilhac et Halévy ; musique de J. Offenbach. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Haffner, C. (Carl), 1804-1876. Arien und Gesänge aus Die Fledermaus : libretto, 1881. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Bartholomé, Albert, 1848-1928. Letters, 1884-1923. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Vert-vert [collection] : opéra-comique en 3 actes / paroles de Meilhac et Nuitter ; musique de J. Offenbach. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Bartholomé, Albert, 1848-1928. person
associatedWith Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. person
associatedWith Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924 person
associatedWith Curtiss, Mina Kirstein, 1896- person
associatedWith Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897. person
associatedWith Dohm, Ernst, 1819-1883. person
associatedWith Fifth Avenue Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. person
associatedWith Greenough, C. R., compiler. person
associatedWith Haffner, C. (Carl), 1804-1876. person
associatedWith Halévy, Ludovic person
associatedWith Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. person
associatedWith Hervé, 1825-1892. person
associatedWith Hopp, Julius, 1819-1885. person
associatedWith Jouvet, Louis (1887-1951) person
associatedWith Lecocq, Charles, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. person
associatedWith Morrison, George Austin, 1864-1916. person
associatedWith Müller, Adolf, 1839-1901. person
associatedWith Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. person
associatedWith Planquette, Robert, 1848-1903. person
associatedWith Roger, G. person
associatedWith Samuel person
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Talin. person
associatedWith Théâtre des variétés (Paris, France) corporateBody
associatedWith Théâtre du vaudeville (Paris, France) corporateBody
associatedWith Treumann, Karl. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
France
Subject
Theater 19th century
French drama (comedy)--19th century
Occupation
Librettists
Dramatists
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Person

Birth 1831-02-21

Death 1897-07-06

French

French

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