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A Pissed-off King (Scaramouche and Harlequin)

La Comedie Italienne enjoyed a very special relationship with Louis XIV. Fiorilli, the creator of Scaramouche, entertained the Dauphin from the age of two, often holding him on his lap. They say that one time the little Louis was laughing so hard that he peed all … Continue reading

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