Thomas Sauvage

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Thomas-Marie-François Sauvage (1794 - May 1877) was a French dramatist, theatre director and critic.

He collaborated with Adolphe Adam (an opéra comique in two acts Le Toréador , 1849), Albert Grisar (Gilles ravisseur, 1838 ; L'Eau merveilleuse, 1839 ; Les Porcherons, 1850), François Bazin (Madelon, 1852), Napoléon Henri Reber (Le Père Gaillard, 1852) and Ambroise Thomas (Angélique et Médor, 1843 ; an opéra bouffon or opéra bouffe Le Caïd , 1849 ; La Tonelli, 1853 ; Le Carnaval de Venise, 1857 ; Gilles et Gillotin, 1874).

He was managing director of the Théâtre de l'Odéon from 1827 to 1828.

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