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Halevy Ludovic

Halevy, Ludovic (b. 1834), some time secretary to the Corps Legislatif, collaborated with Meilhac in the librettos of Offenbach's opera-bouffes. They also wrote in conjunction several comedies such as Frou-Frou (1870), Toto chez Tata (1873), Le Mari de la Debutante (1879), and other light pieces. As a novelist Halevy has written Madame et Monsieur Cardinal (1873), Les Petits Cardinal (1880), L'Abbe Constantin (1882), and Criquette (1883). His L'Invasion was a description of the Franco-Prussian War. He was admitted to the Academie in 1886.