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Eugénie Foa

Summary: Eugénie Foa (Bordeaux, 1796 - Paris, 1852) was a French writer, at times using the nom de plume "Maria Fitzclarence."Eugénie Foa (born Esther-Eugénie Rodrigues-Henriques) was by descent a Sephardi Jew, her mother being a member of the Gradis family, and both parents being members of the Bordeaux Jewish community. On the death of her father in 1826, the family moved to Paris. Eugenie married young, but after leaving her husband Joseph Foa shortly after their wedding, she began to support herself by writing.Her sister, Leonie, was the wife of composer Fromental Halévy and she is a cousin of Olinde Rodrigues.

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