Louise A. Bertin
French Poet and Composer
1805 – 1877 A.D.
Louise Angelique Bertin, a French poet and composer. She cultivated successfully painting, poetry and music.
She wrote the operas Guy Manning (Opera Comique, 1827), Faust (Italiens, 1831), and Esmeralda, text by Victor Hugo (Grand Opera, 2836).
According to Halévy, she had “an abundance of ideas and often revealed a rare power of expression.”
Her volume of poems, entitled Las Glanes 1842) received the prize of the Academy.
Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.