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  1. (Jean Fran·çois) Ca·si·mir [zhahn frahn-swa ka-zee-meer] /ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃ˈswa ka ziˈmir/, 1793–1843, French poet and dramatist.
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Examples from the Web for delavigne

Historical Examples

  • Opera in five acts, by Meyerbeer; words by Scribe and Delavigne.

    The Complete Opera Book

    Gustav Kobb

  • Twenty-five thousand copies were sold; Delavigne was famous.

  • In the list of those who opposed him were the names of only two men of real note, Delavigne and Scribe.

  • Scribe and Delavigne, the librettists, and Meyerbeer, devoted busy days and nights to hurrying on the work.

    Great Musical Composers

    George T. Ferris

  • Accordingly Delavigne became librarian at the Palais Royal, a position retained during the remainder of his life.