12 Sep Opening Statement by Jean-Pierre de Beaumarchais
We have the honour to announce that Jean-Pierre Delarüe-Caron de Beaumarchais will deliver the opening statement at the upcoming symposium Beaumarchais’ Figaro-Trilogy as a Subject for European Opera. Prof. Dr. de Beaumarchais is a French bibliographer and a direct descendant of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais.
A former student of the École normale supérieure, Associate of Classics, and professor at the University of Rouen, Jean-Pierre de Beaumarchais is the author of several dictionaries of writers and French literature.
In 1985 he was awarded the Prix Georges Pompidou and in 2005 he received the Prix de la langue française for his lifetime achievement.