French poet and novelist Victor Hugo wrote the novel of the same name in 1862. The original French concept album was created with book and music by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, with additional lyrics by Jean-Marc Natel. Herbert Kretzmer translated the lyrics into English for Cameron Mackintosh’s 1985 Les Misérables London premiere.  


Was this article helpful?

2 found this helpful