Henri Legrand Du Saulle

Henri Legrand Du Saulle, a French physician, born in Dijon in 1830. He was one of the writers of the Gazette des Hopitaux (1854-'61), and of other medical journals, and became in 1867 physician at the Bicetre. He is a high authority on the treatment of the insane, and his Folie devant les tribunaux (Paris, 1864) obtained an academical prize. Among his numerous other writings is Le delire des 'persecutions (1871), suggested by the warfare against the followers of the commune.

Henri Lonis Cain Lekain

Henri Lonis Cain Lekain, a French tragedian, born in Paris, April 14, 1728, died Feb. 8, 1778. He was the son of a goldsmith, and after studying at the Mazarin college, where he imbibed a taste for the dramatic art, he was placed at his father's trade. His performance as a member of a private dramatic association attracted the notice of Voltaire, who procured for him permission to appear on the stage at the Theatre Francais, where he met with bitter opposition. He persevered, corrected his faults, and after 17 months obtained a regular engagement. His fame has scarcely been equalled by that of Talma or Rachel. He was peculiarly great in most of Voltaire's tragedies. His Memoires were published by his son in 1801, and reprinted at Paris in 1825 under the supervision of Talma.

Henri Pierre Leon Pharamond Blanchard

Henri Pierre Leon Pharamond Blanchard, a French painter, born at Guillotiere, Feb. 27, 1805. He studied under Chasselat and Gros, and subsequently made extended tours in Spain, northern Africa, Mexico, Germany, and Russia, the fruits of which have appeared in a series of pictures illustrating the habits, history, and natural features of those countries. He has also produced numerous designs for illustrated periodicals, and is the author of an illustrated and descriptive account of a journey from Paris to Constantinople.

Henri Pierre Picou

Henri Pierre Picou, a French painter, born in Nantes, Feb. 27, 1824. He studied under Delaroche. His best known works are " Cleopatra spurned by Octavius" (1853); "Love at Auction," and " The Harvest of Love " (1855); "The Night of Cleopatra," and "The first Kiss" (1867); "Moliere at Versailles," "The Bath," and " Moses on the Banks of the Nile " (1870); and " Psyche in the Lower Regions," and " The Night Watch " (1873).

Henri Viecxtemps

Henri Viecxtemps, a Belgian violinist, born in Verviers, Feb. 20, 1820. He is the son of a tuner of instruments, played the violin in public at the age of eight years, was a pupil of De Bériot for several months, studied composition under Reicha, appeared with success in Paris and Vienna in 1830, and spent several years in professional journeys through Europe, becoming a public favorite, especially at St. Petersburg and Moscow. In 1843,1855, and 1870 he visited America, on the last occasion being associated with Mlle. Nilsson in concerts. His playing is distinguished by great energy and breadth, with remarkable elegance and correctness. His compositions combine the qualities of classical and modern music.