Adam de la Halle (composer)
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Who is Adam de la Halle?
Adam de la Halle, also known as Adam le Bossu was a French-born trouvère, poet and musician, whose literary and musical works include chansons and jeux-partis in the style of the trouveres, polyphonic rondel and motets in the style of early liturgical polyphony, and a musical play, "Jeu de Robin et Marion", which is considered the earliest surviving secular French play with music. He was a member of the Confrérie des jongleurs et bourgeois d'Arras.
- also known as Adam the Hunchback; Adam le Bossu; Halle, de la, Adam; Adam
- born in Arras
- nationality: France
- education: University of Paris
- profession: Composer, poet
- died in (727 years ago) in Naples
- albums: "Le Jeu de Robin et de Marion", "Le Jeu de Robin et Marion (Ensemble Perceval feat. conductor: Guy Robert)"
- written works: "Jeu de Robin et Marion", "The play of madness"
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