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Alain Boublil


Who is Alain Boublil?

Alain Boublil is a musical theatre lyricist and librettist, best known for his collaborations with the composer Claude-Michel Schönberg for musicals on Broadway and London's West End. These include: La Révolution Française, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, The Pirate Queen, and Marguerite.

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Google previewMusic Dictionary (2008)

Paperback Lessons by Hal Leonard Corp.

French composer of Hungarian descent, whose stage works with author and lyricist Alain Boublil include Les Misérables and Miss Saigon. Schubert ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions (1999)

by Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber

The novel has achieved modern popularity through various cinematic versions, and, most notably, as a theatrical musical by Claude-Michel Schoenberg and Alain Boublil first performed in 1980. The musical achieved huge commercial success when produced by Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company in 1985. Since that time the work has been performed worldwide. The term in use, one of many, many characterizations of Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr, in a Washington ...

Google previewMusic in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.

In 1987 Mackintosh produced Les Misérables by French composer ClaudeMichel Schönberg and lyricist Alain Boublil. This adap- tation of Victor Hugo's nineteenth -century novel focuses on the plight of several displaced French peasants, specifically charismatic ex-prisoner Jean Valjean's flight from the law. The production was loud, gaudy, and in what was becoming a Mackintosh trademark, highlighted by a breathtaking technical stage effect: a rotating barricade that takes up most of ...

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