Prévost d'Exiles

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Prévost d'Exiles

(French prevo dɛɡzil)
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(Biography) Antoine François (ɑ̃twan frɑ̃swa), known as Abbé Prévost. 1697–1763, French novelist, noted for his romance Manon Lescaut (1731), which served as the basis for operas by Puccini and Massenet