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 François Joseph Talma

François Joseph Talma

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 19 Oct 1826 (aged 63)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 12
Memorial ID 7758 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Paris, France, he started performing when he was young in amateur theatricals and made his professional stage debut at the Comédie-Française in 1787. He became one of the early advocates of historical costuming performing in period clothes while in character. His reforms in acting styles, stage costuming and scenery made him a leading precursor of 19th century French romanticism and realism. He also was a noted theatrical company manager for other performers theatre stage crews of his time.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7758
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for François Joseph Talma (15 Jan 1763–19 Oct 1826), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7758, citing Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .