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Jean François Alfred Bayard (1796–1853)

Bayard, Jean François Alfred (bā’ard or bä-yär’). A French dramatist (1796–1853), one of the principal collaborators of Scribe, and a most prolific and skillful writer for the stage; who, jointly with others produced 225 plays for the theatres of Paris. The favorites among them were: ‘The Queen of Sixteen’ (1828); ‘My Place and my Wife’ (1830); ‘The Gamin of Paris’ (1836); ‘The First Arms of Richelieu’ (1839); ‘A Parisian Household’ (1844); ‘The Husband in the Country’ (1844); ‘A Son of Good Family’ (1853). He is also the author of the comic opera ‘The Daughter of the Regiment’ (1840), well known through Donizetti’s music.