Arthur de BeauplanArthur de Beauplan (20 June 1823 – 11 May 1890 )
The son of the writer and composer Amédée de Beauplan, he wrote numerous vaudevilles and libretti for opéras comiques for Adolphe Adam (''La poupée de Nuremberg'', 1852), Ferdinand Poise (''Bonsoir, voisin'', 1853) or Théodore Dubois (''Le Pain bis ou La Lilloise'', 1879), in collaboration in particular with Adolphe de Leuven and Léon Lévy Brunswick.
He was made a knight in the Order of the Legion of Honour in 1858. In 1868, he was appointed Imperial Commissioner of the Théâtre de l'Odeon then of the opera houses and of the Conservatoire de Paris Head office of the theaters, he became Deputy Director in the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1871. Provided by Wikipedia