Many years after their separation, Hugo made a point of supporting her financially. More than one hundred operas are based on Hugo's works and among them are Donizetti 's Lucrezia BorgiaVerdi 's Rigoletto and Ernaniand Ponchielli 's La Gioconda Sign in to the BBC, or Register. Articles containing French-language text All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December Articles with permanently dead external links CS1: In his will, he made the same stipulation about his own death and funeral. The first thing that strikes savages is not reason but strength. Thereafter she dominated Hugo's education and upbringing.
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It was only after Napoleon III fell from power and the Third Republic was proclaimed that Hugo finally returned to his homeland inwhere he was promptly elected to the National Assembly and the Senate. I refuse [funeral] orations from all Churches. How BBC Radio manages your personal data. In particular, Hugo's plays, in which he rejected the rules of classical theatre in favour of romantic drama, attracted the interest of many composers who adapted them into operas. Matt and Mollie Sorry Not Sorry. Always Remember Us This Way.