a chénier


André Marie de [ahn-drey ma-ree duh] , 1762–94, French poet.
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Chénier (French ʃenje)
1.  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.  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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