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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Henri Murger (1822–1861)

Murger, Henri (mür-zhā’). A French littérateur; born in Paris, March 24, 1822; died near there, Jan. 28, 1861. He was at one time secretary of Count Leo Tolstoy. He wrote: ‘Scenes of Bohemian Life’ (1848), his best-known work, depicting existence in the Latin Quarter of Paris; ‘Claude and Marianne’ (1851); ‘Scenes of Youthful Life’ (1851); ‘The Last Appointment’ (1852); ‘The Latin Country’ (1852); ‘Adeline Protat’ (1853); ‘The Water Drinkers’ (1854); etc. His verse was collected in a volume entitled ‘Winter Nights.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).