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Pierre-Antoine Lebrun

 

Pierre-Antoine Lebrun

Pierre-Antoine Lebrun in a painting from the 2nd quarter of the 19th century.

Pierre-Antoine Lebrun (French pronunciation: ​; 29 November 1785 – 27 May 1873) was a French poet.

Lebrun was born in Greece in 1820, and on his return to Paris he published in 1822 an ode on the death of Napoleon, which cost him his pension. In 1825 he was the guest of Sir Walter Scott at Abbotsford. The coronation of Charles X in that year inspired the verses entitled La Vallée de Champrosay, which have, perhaps, done more to secure his fame than his more ambitious attempts.

In 1828 appeared his most important poem, Le Voyage en Grèce, and in the same year he was elected to the Academy. The revolution of 1830 opened up for him a public career; in 1831 he was made director of the Imprimerie Royale, and subsequently filled with distinction other public offices, becoming senator in 1853.

Contents

  • Bibliography 1
    • Poetry 1.1
    • Théâtre 1.2
  • References 2

Bibliography

An older Pierre-Antoine Lebrun.

Poetry

  • Ode à la Grande Armée (1805)
  • La Vallée de Champrosay (1825)
  • Le Voyage en Grèce (1828)

Théâtre

References

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  • Sainte-Beuve, Portraits contemporains, vol. ii.
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