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Godde, Étienne-Hippolyte

Godde, Étienne-Hippolyte (1781–1869). French architect. As Chief Architect of the City of Paris (1813–48) he carried out many restorations and alterations, notably at the Hôtel de Ville (with Jean-Baptiste-Ciceron Lesueur (1794–1883) ) in 1840–5. He improved the layouts of the Cemeteries of Père-Lachaise (where he designed the mortuary-chapel) and Montparnasse (1840–5). Other works by him include the Chapel and Seminary, St-Sulpice (1820–8), and the basilican Churches of St-Pierre-du-Gros-Caillou (1822), Notre-Dame-de-Bonne-Nouvelle (1823–30), St-Denis-du-Saint-Sacrement (1823–35), and St-Pierre-de Chaillot (1823–35), all in Paris.

Bibliography

Baedeker : Paris (1904);
Millech & and Wasmuth (1987)

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Le Sueur, Eustache

Eustache Le Sueur (zhäN fräNswä´ ləsüör´), 1616–55, French painter. He was a disciple of Vouet and a founding member of the Académie royale (1648). In his short life he painted many decorative works for apartments in the Louvre and for churches and convents. His work was greatly influenced by that of Poussin, whom he rivaled in popularity for a time. The Louvre contains his St. Paul Preaching at Ephesus and episodes from the Life of St. Bruno.

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Lesueur, Jean François

Jean François Lesueur (zhäN fräNswä´), 1760–1837, French composer. During the French Revolution his operas, such as La Caverne (1793) and Paul et Virginie (1794), were highly popular and imitated; their violence and sensationalism reflected the spirit of the time. His many distinguished composition students included Ambroise Thomas, Gounod, and Berlioz.

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