Giselle by Adolphe Adam


Adolphe Adam
Opera, Ballet
Born: 24 July 1803, Paris, France
Nationality: French
Died: 3 May 1856, Paris, France

Adolphe Adam 1803-1856

Adam was a composer, teacher, and music critic. He was a prolific composer for the theatre and is best known for his ballets “Giselle” (1841) and “La Corsaire” (1856), and his operas “Le Postillon de Lonjumeau” (1836) and “Si J’etais Roi” (1852).