Théâtre Louvois

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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]

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History

Architectural drawings of 1821

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Notes

  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. 20 March to 12 April 1799 (Wild 1989, p. 287).
  6. 1 August 1799 – 20 April 1801 (Wild 1989, p. 230, 403–404).
  7. 5 May 1801 – 12 June 1808 (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 nataionales, 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).

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

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