Some say it was a fortunate event for Meilhac; others assert that Halevy reaped a great profit by the union.
Never did Labiche or Meilhac make me laugh as I have laughed at the comical inscriptions on tombstones.
Meilhac and Halvy for which M. Jacques Offenbach composed the music.
He proposed to Meilhac the task rejected by Lambert Thiboust, and the proposal was immediately accepted.
Meilhac had a ready imagination, a rich and whimsical fancy; Halvy had taste, refinement and pathos of a certain kind.
Meilhac and Halvy, or to point out how important a thing the quality of the opera-book is to the composer of the score.
It is perhaps not too much to say that Meilhac and Halvy are seen at their best in these one-act plays.