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Category:Henri Duponchel

English: Henri Duponchel (1794–1868), French architect, interior designer, costume designer, stage designer, director, and producer, managing director of the Paris Opera, and a silversmith, he has frequently and persistently been confused with Charles-Edmond Duponchel (born 1804, a French military officer accountant), and he has also sometimes been called Edmond-Henri Duponchel (Tamvaco 2000, pp. 963–970, p. 1216, and fig. 74).


  • Dion-Tenenbaum, Anne (1997). "Multiple Duponchel", in Revue de l'Art, vol 116, pp. 66-75. ISSN 0035-1326.
  • Tamvaco, Jean-Louis (2000). Les Cancans de l'Opéra. Chroniques de l'Académie Royale de Musique et du théâtre, à Paris sous les deux restorations (2 volumes, in French). Paris: CNRS Editions. ISBN 9782271056856.

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Henri Duponchel 
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theatre designer and director
Date of birth 28 July 1794
Date of death 8 April 1868
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Award received
  • Knight of the Legion of Honour
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