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Eugène Scribe (1791–1861)

Augustin Eugene Scribe was the first-- and certainly the most prolific-- French dramatist/librettist of the European popular theatre. He was born in Paris on Christmas eve 1791 to a prosperous silk merchant, who was determined for his son to pursue a career in law. Scribe's interests were drawn to the theatre and he began writing plays in his ... See full bio »

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(age 69) in Paris, France

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 2013 Les Vêpres siciliennes (libretto)
 2011 Adriana Lecouvreur (after: play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 2011 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2011) ... (libretto - uncredited)
 2010 Les vêpres siciliennes (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2009 The Elixir of Love (after "Le philtre" by)
 2003 La juive (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2002 L'Elisir d'amore (TV Movie) (play "Le Philtre")
 2000 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie) (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1999 Les diamants de la couronne (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1997 Le comte Ory (TV Movie) (libretto - uncredited)
 1996 L'Elisir d'amore (TV Movie) (after: the comedy by "Le Philtre" - as Scribe)
 1995 Le domino noir (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1995 Le comte Ory (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1991 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (after - uncredited)
 1990 Les huguenots (TV Movie)
 1990 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1990 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (after)
 1989 I vespri siciliani (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1989 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie) (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1988 L'africaine (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1986 I vespri siciliani (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1986 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (play "Gustave III, ou Le bal masqué" - uncredited)
 1984 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie) (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1982 Le comte Ory (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1981 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (play "Le Philtre" - 1 episode)
- L'elisir d'amore (1981) ... (play "Le Philtre" - uncredited)
 1980 Fra Diavolo (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1980 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play "Bataille de dames" - 1 episode)
- Bataille de dames (1980) ... (play "Bataille de dames")
 1979 Stakan vody (TV Movie) (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1979 Damenkrieg (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Ein Glas Wasser (TV Movie) (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1977 Zenés TV színház (TV Series) (play "Le verre d'eau" - 1 episode)
- Sakk-matt (1977) ... (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1976 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie) (based on the play by)
 1975 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (play "Gustave III, ou Le bal masqué" - uncredited)
 1968 Het glas water (TV Movie)
 1965 Maskeradbalen (TV Movie) (play "Gustave III ou Le bal masqué")
 1963 Fra Diavolo (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1962 Das Glas Wasser (TV Movie) (story)
 1960 Ett glas vatten (TV Movie) (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1960 A Glass of Water (play "Le verre d'eau")
 1955 Adriana Lecouvreur (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1952 La sonnambula (play)
 1947 Elixir of Love (novel "Le Philtre")
 1942 Regina di Navarra (play)
 1941 L'elisir d'amore (play "Le Philtre" - uncredited)
 1938 Adrienne Lecouvreur (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1933 The Devil's Brother (libretto - uncredited)
 1931/I Fra Diavolo (libretto)
 1931/II Fra Diavolo (libretto)
 1929 Devil-May-Care (based on the French drama: "La Bataille des Dames")
 1928 Dream of Love (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1928 Batalla de damas (story)
 1923 One Glass of Water (play)
 1921 Dita di fata (play)
 1919 Adriana Lecouvreur (play)
 1918 Die Jüdin (play "La Juive" - uncredited)
 1918 La calomnie (writer)
 1917 Feenhände (play "Les doigts de fee")
 1916 The Dumb Girl of Portici (opera La muette de Portici)
 1913 Adrienne Lecouvreur (Short) (play "Adrienne Lecouvreur")
 1910 Fra Diavolo (Short)
 1910 Robert the Devil (libretto)
 1909 Le huguenot (Short) (libretto)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Syren. Musical/opera. Adapted for Miss Richings from the French comic opera "La Sirene" with libretto by Eugène Scribe [posthumous Broadway credit]. Music by Daniel Auber. Directed by Peter Richings. Niblo's Garden: 9 Jun 1862- 21 Jun 1862 (12 performances). Cast: E.L. Davenport, John Gilbert, Mrs. J Maeder, Caroline ... See more »

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