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Joseph Méry (1798–1865)

Méry, Joseph (mā-rē’). A French miscellaneous writer; born near Marseilles, Jan. 21, 1798; died in Paris, June 17, 1865. Among them were the volumes of verse ‘Poetic Melodies’ (1853), ‘Napoleon in Italy’ (1859); the romances ‘London Nights’ (1840), ‘Héva’ (1843), ‘Novel Novels’ (1853); the dramas ‘The Two Frontins’ (1858), ‘The Fiancée Worth Millions’ (1864). With Barthélemy he wrote satirical verses, and by himself librettos for several operas.