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Frédéric Soulié (1800–1847)

Soulié, Melchior Frédéric (söl-yā’). A French novelist and poet; born at Foix (Ariège), Dec. 24, 1800; died at Bièvre near Paris, Sept. 23, 1847. He commenced his literary career by publishing a volume of poems, ‘French Loves’ (1824), followed by ‘Romeo and Juliet’ (1828). ‘Christine at Fontainebleau’ and ‘Clothilde’ (1832) were popular dramas. Some of his novels also achieved public favor, such as ‘The Count of Toulouse’ (1835); ‘A Summer at Meudon’ (1836).