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Adam de la Halle

Adam de la Halle [ Adam de la Hale, Adam le Bossu] (b Arras, c.1245; d Naples, ?1288 or in England after 1306). Fr. trouvère, poet, and composer. Wrote in all genres current in 13th cent., both monophonic chansons and polyphonic motets. Few biographical facts known. Probably studied in Paris, returning to Arras c.1270. His Le jeu de Robin et de Marion, probably written for Fr. court at Naples, anticipated the genre of opéra-comique.

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Adam de la Halle

Adam de la Halle (ädäN´ də lä äl) or Adam le Bossu (lə bōsü´), c.1240–1287, French dramatist and poet-musician, one of the great trouvères. Many of his songs and polyphonic motets are preserved, as is the pastoral comedy with music Le Jeu de Robin et Marion (c.1283). Another work, Jeu d'Adam ou de la feuillée (1262), was one of the earliest forerunners of comic opera.

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