Beauchamps, Pierre-François Godard de
- Robert Fajon
(b Paris, 1689; d Paris, March 22, 1781). French dramatist and literary historian. A prolific writer of ballets, comedies, harlequinades and licentious tales disguised in the garb of classical antiquity, Beauchamps seems to have begun his career in 1714 when he wrote the words for the divertissement ...