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Henri Meilhac (1831–1897)

Meilhac, Henri (mā-yäc’). A French dramatist; born in Paris, Feb. 23, 1831; died there, July 6, 1897. He wrote (mostly in collaboration with Ludovic Halévy): ‘What Pleases the Men’ (1860); ‘La Belle Hélène’ (1865); ‘Bluebeard’ (1866); ‘The Grand Duchess of Gérolstein’ (1867); ‘La Périchole’ (1869); ‘Froufrou’ (1869); etc. Several of his pieces have been used by Offenbach as opera-bouffe librettos.