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Boieldieu

[bwa-el-dyœ]
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  1. Fran·çois A·dri·en [frahn-swa a-dree-an] /frɑ̃ˈswa a driˈɛ̃/, 1775–1834, French composer.
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  • Boieldieu, through Auber, his successor, brings us to modern times.

    Old and New Paris, v. 1

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • On the death of his wife in 1825, Boieldieu married a singer.

  • The French Rossinists, says Boieldieu, in a letter dated 1823, want to put us completely under the feet of their idol.

    The Life of Rossini

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • Boieldieu, that musician of genius and of heart, who lodged in the same house, went down to Rossini and embraced him.

    The Life of Rossini

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • The bronze statue between the two is that of Boieldieu, the celebrated french composer a native of Rouen.