Noriac, Jules

JOURNALIST, DRAMATIST, LIBRETTIST, AUTHOR (FRANCE)
BORN 24 Apr 1827, Limoges, Haute-Vienne - DIED 1 Oct 1882, Paris
BIRTH NAME Cairon, Claude Antoine Jules
CAUSE OF DEATH cancer
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 08)

Jules Noriac worked as a journalist and a columnist for newspapers. He was editorial assistant at "Le Corsaire" in 1850 and in 1851 he worked for the "Gazette de France". He became one of the principal editors of "Le Figaro". In 1860 he published two books, "Le 101e, régiment, physiologie militaire" and "la Bêtise humaine, roman philosophique". He also worked for the "Revue des Beaux Arts" and be became the secretary of the théâtre des Variétés in 1863.

He worked as a director at the théâtre des Variétés (from 1856 to 1869, together with Hippolyte Cogniard) as well as at the Bouffes-Parisiens (from 1868 to 1879, together with Charles Comte). He was decorated with the Order of Charles III of Spain. He was a heavy cigar smoker and he died of cancer in 1882.

Images

The grave of Jules Noriac at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Jules Noriac — Wikipédia


Norton, Caroline

Published: 15 Dec 2019
Last update: 15 Dec 2019