Prosper Mérimée

Novelist, Author

1803 – 1870

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Who was Prosper Mérimée?

Prosper Mérimée was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer. He is perhaps best known for his novella Carmen, which became the basis of Bizet's opera Carmen.

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Born
Sep 28, 1803
Paris
Also known as
  • Prosper Merimee
  • Próspero Merimée
  • Mérimée
  • Clara Gazul
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Lycée Henri-IV
Lived in
  • Paris
Died
Sep 23, 1870
Cannes

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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