BRILL , the name given to a
See also:fish (Paella laevis, or Rhombus laevis) which is a
See also:species closely related to the turbot, differingfrom it in having very small scales, being smaller in
See also:size, having no bony tubercules in the skin, and being reddish in
See also:colour . It abounds on parts of the
See also:coast, and is only less favoured for the table than the turbot itself . BRILLAT-SAVARIN, ANTHELME (1755—1826), French gastronomist, was
See also:born at
See also:Belley, France, on the 1st of
See also:April 1755 . In 1789 he was a
See also:deputy, in 1793 mayor of Belley . To
See also:escape proscription he fled from France to
See also:Switzerland, and went thence to the
See also:United States, where he played in the orchestra of a New
See also:York theatre . On the fall of Robespierre he returned to France, and in 1797 became a member of the
See also:court of cassation . He wrote various volumes on
See also:economy and
See also:law, but his name is famous for his Physiologic du
See also:gout, a compendium of the
See also:art of dining . Many
See also:editions of this
See also:work have been published . Brillat-Savarin died in
See also:Paris on the 2nd of
See also:February 1826 .
PAUL BRIL (1554—1626)
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