Polignac

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Polignac

(French pɔliɲak)
n
(Biography) Prince de, title of Auguste Jules Armand Marie de Polignac. 1780–1847, French statesman; prime minister (1829–30) to Charles X: his extreme royalist and ultramontane policies provoked the 1830 revolution and cost Charles X the throne
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(77) Tailleferre recalls in her memoir spending a vacation in Bretagne with various members of the Polignac family, including Jean and Marie-Blanche, during which she and Marie-Blanche, whom she calls "an admirable musician" (une admirable musicienne), would play together often.