Number 12 - 1988

Summary

Two articles highlight an anecdote linked to the history of the Palace: the death of Duke of York, brother of King George III of the United Kingdom, in Monaco in 1767. The first article covers the life of Duke of York, his death and funeral, while a second study is dedicated to the visit of Prince Honore III to England as a consequence of this tragic event. Then, another article deals with the works done on the Palais de Carnolès and on the old organs of Saint Nicholas Church. This issue also covers the counter-revolution which took place in the region, and the exceptional career of Raoul Gunsbourg, director of the Monte-Carlo Theater for six decades. (full texts in French)

THE TRIP OF PRINCE HONORÉ III IN ENGLAND (1768) (BASED ON THE LETTERS AND REPORTS FROM GENERAL MILLO)

Article from Number 12 - 1988 - THE TRIP OF PRINCE HONORÉ III IN ENGLAND (1768) (BASED ON THE LETTERS AND REPORTS FROM GENERAL MILLO)

Following the death of the Duke of York, the brother of King Goerge III, in Monaco in September 1767, Prince Honoré III was invited in England in April and May 1768. He had an obliging welcome with dinners and receptions. Honoré III also visited Oxford, Cambridge, Portsmouth, Bristol, Newmarket and Bath. (full text in French)

LE VOYAGE DU PRINCE HONORÉ III EN ANGLETERRE (1768) (D'APRÈS LES LETTRES ET RAPPORTS DU GÉNÉRAL MILLO) - 1988

René DIANA
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RAOUL GUNSBOURG, AN AMAZING DIRECTOR OF THE MONTE-CARLO THEATER

Article from Number 12 - 1988 - RAOUL GUNSBOURG, AN AMAZING DIRECTOR OF THE MONTE-CARLO THEATER

After having managed the theater of Lille and the Opera of Nice, Raoul Gunsbourg took the direction of the Monte-Carlo Theater in 1892. Young, dynamic and extremely talented, he transformed it into a major place of global lyrical art. He had been director for nearly six years, until his death in 1951, at the age of 95. (full text in French)

RAOUL GUNSBOURG, EXCEPTIONNEL DIRECTEUR DU THÉÂTRE DE MONTE-CARLO - 1988

Paule DRUILHE-FAVRE
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THE COUNTER-REVOLUTION WITHIN THE FORMER COUNTY OF NICE AND THE FORMER PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO (1792-1814). THE “BARBETS”, MEMBERS OF THE RESISTANCE, ALSO KNOWN AS BRIGANDS FROM THE NICE REGION

Article from Number 12 - 1988 - THE COUNTER-REVOLUTION WITHIN THE FORMER COUNTY OF NICE AND THE FORMER PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO (1792-1814). THE “BARBETS”, MEMBERS OF THE RESISTANCE...

The study is dedicated to the counter-revolution within the former county of Nice during nearly 25 years, the revolutionary conquest, until the Sardinian Restoration in 1814. The author talks about the “barbets”, the irregular militias created in response to the abuses of French troops settled in Nice. (full text in French)

LA CONTRE-RÉVOLUTION DANS L'EX-COMTÉ DE NICE ET L'EX-PRINCIPAUTÉ DE MONACO (1792-1814). LES BARBETS RÉSISTANTS OU BRIGANDS DU PAYS NIÇOIS - 1988

Michel-André IAFELICE
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A PRINCELY HOUSE : THE PALACE OF CARNOLÈS

Article from Number 12 - 1988 - A PRINCELY HOUSE : THE PALACE OF CARNOLÈS

In the 18th century, Prince Antoine I built a palace surrounded by orchards, at the gates of Menton. Richly decorated, this Palace of Carnolès became the summer residence of the princes of Monaco. Prince Charles III sold this house in 1863. The Palace then became a gambling casino, a house, an architectural firm and finally a museum. It has been classified as a historical monument from September 1969. (full text in French)

UNE DEMEURE PRINCIÈRE : LE PALAIS DE CARNOLÈS - 1988

Jacqueline MARTIAL-SALM
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THE OLD ORGANS OF SAINT-NICHOLAS CHURCH IN MONACO

Article from Number 12 - 1988 - THE OLD ORGANS OF SAINT-NICHOLAS CHURCH IN MONACO

Relying on Don Dominique Pacchiero chronicles from 1638 to 1656, but also on correspondences, registers and pictures, the author studies the old organs of Saint Nicholas Church, located on the rock of Monaco. He also refers to the origins and the restoration of those organs, and talks about the organists in the 17th century. (full text in French)

LES ANCIENNES ORGUES DE L'ÉGLISE SAINT-NICOLAS DE MONACO - 1988

Claude PASSET
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EDOUARD-AUGUSTE, DUKE OF YORK (1739-1767)

Article from Number 12 - 1988 - EDOUARD-AUGUSTE, DUKE OF YORK (1739-1767)

The author talks abuot the career of Edouard-Auguste, Duke of York and second son of Prince of Wales and Augusta of Saxony, brother of King Georges III, from his birth in 1739 to his death in Monaco in 1767. The article also describes the honour bestowed on Edouard-Auguste by Prince Honoré III after his death, and the funeral in Westminster. (full text in French)

ÉDOUARD-AUGUSTE, DUC D'YORK (1739-1767) - 1988

Stéphane VILAREM
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