See also:born in
See also:Paris on the 29th of
See also:April 1805 . Inspired by the revolution of
See also:July he poured forth a series of eager, vigorous poems, denouncing, crudely enough, the evils of the
See also:time . They are spoken of collectively as the lambes (1831), though the designation is not strictly applicable to all . As the name suggests, they are modelled on the
See also:verse of
See also:Andre Chenier . They include La Curee, La Popularite, L'Idole, Paris,
See also:Dante, Quatre-vingt-treize and Varsovie . The
See also:rest of Barbier's poemsare forgotten, and when, in 1869, he received the long delayed
See also:honour of
See also:admission to the Academy, Montalembert expressed the general sentiment in his Barbier7 mais it est mort ! It was even asserted, though without foundation, that he was not the real author of the Jambes . He died at
See also:Nice on the 13th of
See also:February 1882 . He collaborated with Leon de
See also:Wailly in the libretto of
See also:opera, Benvenuto
See also:Cellini, and his
See also:works include two series of poems on the
See also:political and social troubles of Italy and England, printed in later
See also:editions of lambes et poemes . See also Sainte-Beuve, Portraits contemporains, vol. ii .
ANTOINE ALEXANDRE BARBIER (1765–1825)
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