Vogel, Charles Louis Adolphe

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Vogel, Charles Louis Adolphe

Vogel, Charles Louis Adolphe, French violinist and composer, grandson of Johann Christoph Vogel; b. Lille, May 17,1808; d. Paris, Sept. 11,1892. He studied in Lille and then at the Paris Cons, with A. Kreutzer (violin) and Reicha (theory). After winning popularity with his song Les Trois Couleursduring the July Revolution (1830), he brought out a series of successful operas: Le Podestat (Paris, Dec. 16, 1831), Le Siège de Leyde (The Hague, March 14,1847), La Moissonneuse (Paris, Sept. 3, 1853), Rompons (Paris, Sept. 21,1857), Le Nid de Cigognes (Baden-Baden, Sept. 1858), Gredin de Pigoche (Paris, Oct. 19,1866), and La Filleule du roi (Brussels, April 1875). He also wrote syms., chamber music, sacred works, songs, and piano pieces.

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