Sand, George. Nom de plume of Madame Dudevant. Born in 1804. French novelist. Separated from her husband in 1831, in which year was published, under the pseudonym Jules Sand, a novel written in collaboration with Sandeau. Next year she began to write under the well-known signature, her chief works being "Consuelo," "La Comtese de Rudolstadt," "Les Sept Cordes de la Lyre," "La Petite Fadette," "Elle et Lui," "Lew Marquis de Villemer," and other plays, and "Impressions et Souvenirs." George Sand died in 1876.