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Alphonse Royer (1803–1875)

Royer, Alphonse (rwä-yā’). A French dramatist and littérateur; born at Paris, Sept. 10, 1803; died there, April 11, 1875. Many of his plays were written in collaboration with his friend Gustave Vaëz. They include: ‘The Poor Boys’ (1830); ‘Venice the Beautiful’ (1834); and ‘Adventures of Travel’ (1837). He also published a ‘Universal History of the Theatre’ (1869–71), and many literary miscellanies.