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François-Adrien Boieldieu

François-Adrien Boieldieu specific by means of opéra comique, and in Paris his operas had been among the best-known and most-performed of his time. His felicitous melodic feeling led his contemporaries to dub him “the French Mozart.” Boieldieu’s initial music instructor was Urbain Cordonnier, the children’s choirmaster at Rouen Cathedral. Also …

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