Dudevant


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Du•de•vant

(Fr. düdəˈvɑ̃)

n.
Madame Amandine Lucile Aurore, Sand, George.
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George Sand, the French 19th century writer, was really Aurore Dudevant, who became Chopin's inspiration and spent a frenzied winter with the composer in Majorca, which helped neither party at all, since Chopin was dying from tuberculosis.
She acquiesced to her fate all too rapidly, making a financially advantageous match to Casimir Dudevant in 1822, but forgetting to note the man's total lack of intellect or cultivation.
George Sand, who was born as Aurore Lucile Dupin, and whose early married surname was Dudevant, functioned for EBB as an embodiment of potentially fused masculine and feminine selves.
Impromptu is a Frederic Chopin biopic which explores the relationship between the composer (Hugh Grant) and the novelist Baroness Aurora Dudevant or George Sand (Judy Davis).
After romantic involvements with several Polish women, from 1837 to 1847 he conducted a relationship with French novelist Amantine Aurore Lucie Dupin, baronne Dudevant, better known by her pseudonym, George Sand.
One of the most notorious was a French baroness, Amandine Aurora Lucile Dupin, Baronne Dudevant, better known as George Sand.
George Sand, born Amandine Aurore Dupin in 1804 and later married to Baron Dudevant, remains one of France's leading novelists of the nineteenth century.
In 1822, Aurore Dupin married the staid, unimaginative Baron Casimir Dudevant.
At the age of eighteen, Aurore married Casimir Dudevant, with whom she eventually had a son (1823) and a daughter (1828)--though Jack argues that Solange, her daughter, was actually fathered by an early lover.
However, her husband Casimir Dudevant finally follows her to retrieve their children in the face of George's scandalous behavior, news of which had even reached the province of Berry.
On the Trail of Chopin and George Sand," explored a fascinating aspect of Chopin's biography; his relationship with notorious novelist Aurore Dudevant, better known by her pen name George Sand.
Married at 18 to Baron Casimir Dudevant, by whom she had two children, she soon became bored with her dull domestic routine.