Saint-Georges de Bouhélier

Stéphane-Georges Lepelletier de Bouhélier (Rueil 19 May 1876 Montreux 20 December 1947) known as Saint-Georges de Bouhélier, was a French poet and dramatist.

He was the son of Edmond Lepelletier.[1]


  • Chant d'apothéose pour Victor Hugo (for the Hugo centenary) with music by Gustave Charpentier (1902)
  • adaption of Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, directed by Firmin Gémier at the Cirque d'Hiver in 1919, London 1920[2][3]


  1. Jolly, Jean, ed. (1960), "Lepelletier (Edmone)", dictionnaire des parlementaires français de 1889 à 1940, Presses universitaires de France, retrieved 2017-12-08
  2. The New Statesman - Volume 15 - Page 197 1920 "Saint-Georges de Bouhélier was an adaptation of Sophocles which aimed at giving the story a “larger, a more popular, a more human signification.” But if you set about to rejuvenate a work of art, to renew its appeal, to make it more human, ..."
  3. The London Stage 1920–1929: A Calendar of Productions J. P. Wearing - 0810893029 2014 Page 38 "Saint-Georges de Bouhélier was present for the 20/6 performance. The 21/6 matinée was in aid of the Save-the Children Fund and specifically Serbian children. New Age noted that “the attendance was miserably small” for the matinée. 20.225 ..."

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