Charles Lecocq


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(b Paris, 1832; d Paris, 1918).

Fr. composer. His setting of Le Docteur Miracle (with Bizet's) won prize offered by Offenbach, 1856. From 1868 to 1911 produced a series of popular operettas of which most successful were Fleur‐de‐Thé (1868), La Fille de Madame Angot (1872) and Giroflé‐Girofla (1874). Comp. ballet Le cygne (1899).

Subjects: Music.

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