(Massenet: Cendrillon). Bass‐bar. Father of Lucette (Cendrillon), he is dominated by his second wife, Mme de la Haltière. However, he loves his daughter and when he sees how unhappy she is after the royal ball, where she and Prince Charming have fallen in love but been parted, he promises to take her away to his country house. Aria: Viens, nous quitterons cette ville (‘Come, we will leave this town’). Created (1899) by Lucien Fugère.