Adolphe Adam

Adolphe Adam
Charles Vogt, lithographer
Short Name: Adolphe Adam
Full Name: Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856
Birth Year: 1803
Death Year: 1856

Adolph Charles Adam, born at Paris, 1803; entered the conservatory, 1817; composed several operas; went to London 1832, but soon returned to Paris, where he died, May 2, 1856, aged 53. His remans wer followed to the grave by three thousand persons; and at his death he left some music and his memoirs for publication. He was a very active composer; and among his operas are "Richard Coeur de Lion," "Le Postillon de Lonjumeau," "La Chalet," and many other popular operas.

A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876


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