Hoffman [Hoffmann, Hofman, Hofmann], François-Benoît(-Henri)
- M. Elizabeth C. Bartlet
(b Nancy, July 11, 1760; d Passy, nr Paris, April 25, 1828). French librettist, critic and playwright. After winning the Nancy Académie’s poetry prize in 1784, he decided to follow a literary career in Paris. The patronage of Megret de Serilly, trésorier général de la guerre...