Théâtre Louvois

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Facade elevation of the theatre in 1821

The Théâtre Louvois or Salle Louvois was a theatre located at what is today 8 rue de Louvois in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris. Inaugurated in 1791 and closed in 1825, it was used by the Théâtre-Italien from 20 March 1819 to 8 November 1825. [1] Gioachino Rossini became Director of Music on 1 December 1824. [2]



Architectural drawings of 1821

See also


  1. Wild 1989, p. 197, 232.
  2. Wild 1989, p. 204.
  3. 1 2 3 Wild 1989, p. 230.
  4. Wild 1989, p. 39, 230.
  5. 1799 (Wild 1989, p. 287).
  6. Wild 1989, p. 230, 403–404.
  7. Wild 1989, pp. 230, 287.
  8. Wild 1989, p. 193.
  9. 1 2 Wild 1989, p. 232.
  10. Johnson 1992; Wild 1989, p. 232.
  11. De Lasalle, (p. 234).
  12. Wild 1989, p. 299.
  13. Nicole Wild cites Archives nationales, O3 1620; also a letter of 13 December 1827 from La Ferté to La Rochefoucauld states that the theatre will be sold for demolition (Wild 1989, p. 232).


Coordinates: 48°52′06″N2°20′14″E / 48.868361°N 2.337218°E / 48.868361; 2.337218

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