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Chénier

(French ʃenje)
n
1. (Biography) André (Marie de) (ɑ̃dre). 1762–94, French poet; his work was influenced by the ancient Greek elegiac poets. He was guillotined during the French Revolution
2. (Biography) his brother, Marie-Joseph (Blaise de). 1764–1811, French dramatist and politician. He wrote patriotic songs and historical plays, such as Charles IX (1789)
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With: Francois Chenier, Isabelle Blais, Monique Mercure, Monique Miller, Patrice Robitaille, Alexis Martin, Hubert Loiselle, Pierre Collin.
The brother of the poet Andre de Chenier, Marie-Joseph attended the College de Navarre, then joined the regiment of Montmorency for two years.