Who is Victor Hugo?

  • (noun): French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885).
    Synonyms: Hugo, Victor-Marie Hugo

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo, in full Victor Marie Hugo (; 26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist. He is considered the most well-known French Romantic writer. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry but also rests upon his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831, (also known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame).

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Louis Boulanger - Life
... He became the companion of Eugène Devéria and an intimate of Victor Hugo as well as different Parisian Romantic circles, which had a decisive effect on his career ... Several of Boulanger's works are held at the maison Victor Hugo in place des Vosges, Paris ... He was illustrator of several Romantic works of Victor Hugo and Alexandre Dumas, as well as a series of strange lithographs on fantastical themes customarily attached to the frenetic vein ...
Ballets By Jules Massenet - Compositions - Songs
... Bonne nuit! (Camille Distel) Ce que disent les cloches (Jean de la Vingtrie) C'est l'amour (Victor Hugo) Chant provençal (Michel Carré) Comme autrefois (Jeanne Dortzal) Crépuscule (Armand Silvestre ... Collin) Néére (Michel Carré) Nocturne (Jeanne Dortzal) Nouvelle chanson sur un vieil air (Victor Hugo) Nuit d'Espagne (Louis Gallet) Ouvre tes yeux bleus (Paul Robiquet) Pensée d'automne (Armand Silvestre ... tu veux, Mignonne (Abbé Claude Georges Boyer) Soir de rêve (Antonin Lugnier) Soleil couchant (Victor Hugo) Sonnet (Georges Pradel) Sonnet matinal (Armand Silvestre ...
Snot Rod - Cars 2 - Hugo Family - Victor Hugo
... Victor Hugo (voiced by Stanley Townsend) is the head lemon of the "Hugo" family, being referred to as "the boss" by fellow Hugos ... He and his Hugos work with Professor Zündapp ... During the film, Victor uses Ivan, a blue tow truck (which Mater masquerades as to infiltrate the lemons' meeting), as his own personal transportation that tows him place to place instead of having to drive on his own ...
Victor Hugo - Works - Online Texts
... Works by Victor Hugo at Project Gutenberg Works by Victor Hugo at Internet Archive Works by Victor Hugo at The Online Books Page Political speeches by Victor Hugo Victor Hugo, My Revenge is Fraternity ...
Maison De Victor Hugo
... Maison de Victor Hugo is a the house where Victor Hugo lived in for 16 years from 1832–1848 ...

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