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(stage name of Pierre Louis Dubus). Born Sept. 19, 1721, in Paris; died Dec. 18, 1799, in Beauvais. French actor.

Préville began acting in 1738 with a group of traveling actors. In 1753 he became the leading comic actor of the Comédie Française in Paris. He played comic servants’ roles in works by Molière, A.-R. Lesage, J.-F. Regnard, P. Marivaux, and F. Dancourt. Préville won fame in the history of world theater for creating the role of Figaro in Beaumarchais’s The Barber of Seville (1775). He left the stage in 1786.


Finkel’shtein, E. L. “Previl’.” In the collection Zapiski o teatre. Leningrad-Moscow, 1958.
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Marcelo hit back after Nicolas de Preville and Malcom's penalty put a smile on Poyet's face but Gaetan Laborde put the game to bed with another spot-kick.
Morgan Sanson a egalise dans les arrets de jeu (90e+4), se rachetant bien puisqu'il etait a la reception d'une mauvaise passe qui avait permis a Nicolas De Preville d'ouvrir rapidement le score, des la 3eme minute.
Bordeaux replied on 31 minutes after Theo Pellenard demonstrated remarkable composure to thread in Nicolas de Preville who squared for Sankhare to tap into an empty net.
Gourvennec has added firepower to the ranks by prising Nicolas de Preville away from Lille but he made little impact against his old club and a repeat performance could leave Bordeaux struggling for goals.
Earlier, Lille were beaten 3-0 at promoted RC Strasbourg, conceding all three goals after striker Nicolas de Preville took over as goalkeeper following the sending off of Mike Maignan in the 63rd minute.
Nicolas De Preville (far right) is another who's had a fantastic season and can play across the attacking line.
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In 1997, at the time of writing, Philip Preville notes that Villeneuve was still actively pursuing separatism under the banner of the mlnq, Mouvement de liberation nationale du Quebec, and that Villenueve seriously considered employing violent means in his efforts.
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y "las diminutas manos de la dama del sombrero estaban enguantadas con los ricos cueros dela casa de Guillon, rivalizando con los enanos pies aprisionados en dos botitas Preville de tacones altos y punta aguda" (10).