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Mé·ri·mée(mĕr′ə-mā′, mā-rē-mā′), Prosper 1803-1870.
French writer of romantic stories and novels, such as Carmen (1846), on which Bizet's opera is based.
(Biography) Prosper (prɔspɛr). 1803–70, French novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer, noted particularly for his short novels Colomba (1840) and Carmen (1845), on which Bizet's opera was based
Mé•ri•mée(ˌmeɪ riˈmeɪ, ˈmɛr əˌmeɪ)
Prosper, 1803–70, French writer.