Louis-François Beffara

Louis-François Beffara
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Bust of Beffara at musée de la Police de Paris.
Born 23 August 1751
Died 2 February 1838(1838-02-02) (aged 86)
Paris
Occupation Commissaire de police
Writer

Louis-François Beffara (23 August 1751 – 2 February 1838) was a French writer.

A commissaire de police in Paris from 1792 to 1816,[1] he bequeathed the Bibliothèque nationale de France his manuscripts regarding opera houses in France and abroad.[2]

Selected works

  • 1777: Esprit de Molière, ou choix de maximes et portraits… tirés de ses ouvrages, 2 vol.
  • 1821: Dissertation sur J. B. Poquelin de Molière
  • 1835: Maison natale de Molière

References

  1. ^ Bibliographie de la France, 1838, (p. 660).
  2. ^ Dezobry et Bachelet, Dictionnaire de biographie, t.1, Ch.Delagrave, 1876, (p. 255)

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