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Théophile Marion Dumersan (1780–1849)

Dumersan, Théophile Marion (dü-mār-sä‘). A French playwright (1780–1849); born near Issoudun. His ‘Angel and Devil,’ a five-act drama, had a “run” of over 100 presentations; still more successful was his ‘Mountebanks,’ his masterpiece and a classic in its kind. Other successful plays written by him are: ‘The Wigmaker, or Heads à la Titus’; ‘Ridiculous Englishwomen.’ Worthy of mention is his volume of ‘National and Popular Songs of France.’