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Who is Adolphe-Charles Adam?
Adolphe-Charles Adam: Adolphe Charles Adam was a French composer and music critic. A prolific composer of operas and ballets, he is best known today for his ballets Giselle and Le corsaire, his operas Le postillon de Lonjumeau, Le toréador and Si j'étais roi and his Christmas carol Minuit, chrétiens!, later set to different English lyrics and widely sung as "O Holy Night". Adam was a noted teacher, who taught Delibes and other influential composers.
- also known as Adolph Adam; Adam; Adolphe Adam; Adolph Charles Adam; Adam, Adolphe Charles; Adolphe Charles Adam
- born on (212 years ago) in Paris, child of Louis Adam
- nationality: France
- profession: Composer, music critic, film score composer
- died on (159 years ago) in Paris
- buried in Montmartre Cemetery
- genres: Classical music, Ballet, Opera, Ballet
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