Boucicault
or Bourcicault biographical name Dion 1820(or 1822)-1890 Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot American (Irish-born) actor & dramatist

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  • Boucicault — (spr. būßikō), Dion, engl. Bühnendichter und Schauspieler, geb. 26. Dez. 1822 in Dublin aus einer französischen Familie, gest. 18. Sept. 1890 in New York, machte Universitätsstudien, wandte sich aber zur Bühne. Er veröffentlichte unter großem… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Boucicault — (spr. bußikoh) oder Bourcicault, Dion, engl. Schauspieler und Dramatiker, geb. 26. Dez. 1822 zu Dublin, 1853 60 in Nordamerika, danach in England, seit 1876 in Neuyork, gest. das. 18. Sept. 1890; schrieb zahlreiche Theaterstücke (bes. »London… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Boucicault —   [ buːsɪkəʊ], Dion, eigentlich Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot [ buːrsɪkəʊ], amerikanischer Dramatiker irischer Herkunft, * Dublin 26. 12. 1822 (1820?), ✝ New York 18. 9. 1890; verfasste über 100 Melodramen, darunter populäre irische Komödien (»The …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Boucicault — [bo͞o′sē kō΄] Dion [dē′än] (born Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot) 1820? 90; Brit. playwright & actor, born in Ireland …   English World dictionary

  • Boucicault — /booh see kawlt , koh /, n. Dion /duy on, euhn/, 1822 90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853. * * * …   Universalium

  • Boucicault — Bou•ci•cault [[t]ˈbu siˌkɔlt, ˌkoʊ[/t]] n. big Dion, 1822–90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853 …   From formal English to slang

  • Boucicault — /ˈbusəkoʊ/ (say boohsuhkoh) noun Dion /ˈdaɪən/ (say duyuhn), 1822–90, Irish dramatist and actor …   Australian English dictionary

  • Boucicault — /booh see kawlt , koh /, n. Dion /duy on, euhn/, 1822 90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853 …   Useful english dictionary

  • BOUCICAULT, Dion (1859-1929) — actor and stage director was born at New York on 23 May 1859, the son of Dion Boucicault the elder, the well known actor and dramatist, and of his wife, Agnes Boucicault, who was also well known on the stage. Boucicault was educated at Esher,… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • Boucicault, Dion — orig. Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot born Dec. 26, 1820/22, Dublin, Ire. died Sept. 18, 1890, New York, N.Y., U.S. Irish born U.S. playwright. He began acting in 1837 and wrote the successful comedy London Assurance (1841) and The Corsican Brothers …   Universalium

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