- Category : 1831-births
- Type : GE
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- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 4
French impresario who co-founded the famous cabaret Moulin Rouge with Joseph Oller in 1889.
He was a butcher boy and apprentice tanner and then opened a shoe store, before becoming an entrepreneur of successful shows. Together with Oller, he founded the circus under glass at the Hippodrome at the Pont de l'Alma (1877), the café-concert at the Jardin de Paris (1885), the attraction of the Roller Coaster (1888), the Moulin-Rouge (1889) and finally the Salle de l'Olympia (1893).
He died at 6pm on 9 November 1897, aged 65, in Paris.