- Hen·ri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/, 1831–97, French dramatist: collaborator with Ludovic Halévy.
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Never did Labiche or Meilhac make me laugh as I have laughed at the comical inscriptions on tombstones.Original Short Stories, Volume 5 (of 13)
Guy de Maupassant
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.
Some say it was a fortunate event for Meilhac; others assert that Halevy reaped a great profit by the union.L'Abbe Constantin, Complete
It is perhaps not too much to say that Meilhac and Halvy are seen at their best in these one-act plays.
- Henri (ɑ̃ri). 1831–97, French dramatist, who collaborated with Halévy on opera libretti, esp Offenbach's La Belle Hélène (1865) and La Vie parisienne (1867)