Santa la noche

Author: Placide Cappeau

Placide Cappeau France 1808-1877. Born at 8 p.m. On 10/25/1808, the son of a cooper. He may have followed in his father's business, but when eight years old, a playmate accidentally shot him in the hand with a gun he was playing with, and the hand had to be amputated. He followed an academic career instead. The shooter's father paid for half his education, and he was able to attend town school and the College Royal d'Avignon. Despite his handicap, he was awarded a first prize in drawing there. He studied literature in Nimes, and law in Paris, and was licensed to practice law in 1831. Instead, he became a merchant of wines and spirits, but his focus was really on literature. A parish priest, Father Petitjean, in Cappeau's community,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Santa la noche, hermosas las estrellas
Title: Santa la noche
French Title: Minuit, chrétiens, c’est l’heure solennelle
Author: Placide Cappeau
Source: Es trad.
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain


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