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Adolphe d’Ennery (1811–1899)

Dennery or Ennery, Adolphe Philippe d’ (den-er-ē’). A French dramatist; born at Paris, June 17, 1811; died in 1899. He has produced, either alone or in collaboration, about 200 separate compositions. Among his own productions are the dramas: ‘My Daughter’s Honor’ (1835); ‘The Pearl of Savoy’ (1842); ‘Mary Jane’ (1845), one of the strongest popular plays of our time; ‘The Two Orphans’ (1873); the comedies and vaudevilles ‘The Change of Uniform’ (1836) and ‘Robber Paris’ (1844); and the fairy spectacles ‘Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp’ (1863), and ‘The Tribute of Zamora.’