What is Corneille?

  • (noun): French tragic dramatist whose plays treat grand moral themes in elegant verse (1606-1684).
    Synonyms: Pierre Corneille


Corneille is the name or pseudonym of several artists:

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Pierre Gage - Biography
... The pivotal moment in Gage's career came when he met Corneille and Gardy Martin with whom he started the group R'n'B O.N.E ... Thanks to Corneille's writing and composing talents, O.N.E.'s single "Zoukin" reached number one on the Canadian radio airplay chart. 2001, three years after the formation of O.N.E, Corneille left the group to pursue a solo career ...
Molière's Company - Repertoire - Tragedy
... Alcionée, by Pierre Du Ryer Le Cid, by Pierre Corneille Cinna, by Pierre Corneille Héraclius, by Pierre Corneille Horace, by Pierre Corneille Marianne, by Tristan L'Hermite La Mort de Crispe, by François de ...
L'Illusion Comique
... L'Illusion Comique is a comedic play by Pierre Corneille, written in 1636 ... Corneille wrote this piece at the age of 29 and had already written seven other plays ... In this work, Corneille makes use of all theatre genres the first act is a prologue that is inspired by the pastoral style, and the next three acts are an imperfect comedy ...
Michel Corneille The Younger - Life
... Corneille was born in Paris, the son of an artist, Michel Corneille the Elder of Orléans, and on this account is sometimes called the "younger Michel" ... He is also and more commonly known as the "elder Corneille" (Corneille l'Aîné), to distinguish him from a younger brother, Jean-Baptiste Corneille, also ... Corneille painted for the king at Versailles, Meudon, and Fontainebleau, and decorated in fresco many of the great Paris churches, notably Notre-Dame, the church of ...
... Corneille is the name or pseudonym of several artists Corneille de Lyon (1534-1574), French portrait painter Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French dramatist Thomas Corneille (1625-1709), French ...

Famous quotes containing the word corneille:

    How sweet to die after one’s enemies.
    —Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    Your Christians, whom one persecutes in vain, have something in them that surpasses the human. They lead a life of such innocence, that the heavens owe them some recognition: that they arise the stronger the more they are beaten down is hardly the result of common virtues.
    —Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    True, I am young, but for souls nobly born valor doesn’t await the passing of years.
    —Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)