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Prosper Mérimée (1803—1870)

Georges Bizet (1838—1875) French composer

Henri Meilhac (1831—1897)


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The most famous tale by Mérimée, in part because of Bizet's somewhat sweetened opera version (libretto by Meilhac and Halévy). The narrator, an archaeologist similar to Mérimée but criticized ...

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