Biography of Victorien Sardou


Sardou, Victorien. Born in 1831. French dramatist, whose first comedy, produced at the Odeon in 1854, was a failure. Won a reputation by "M. Garat," and other pieces, produced at the Dejazet Theater, and was admitted to the Academy in 1877. Among Sardou's best-known plays are "Les Pattes du Mouche," the original of "A Scrap of Paper," "Nos Intimes," of "Peril," "Dora," of "Diplomacy," "Odette," "Fedora," La Tosca," and "Rabagas," a satire on Gambetta. Died 1908.