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[bwa-el-dyœ] /bwa ɛlˈdyœ/
François Adrien
[frahn-swa a-dree-an] /frɑ̃ˈswa a driˈɛ̃/ (Show IPA),
1775–1834, French composer. Unabridged
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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.

  • Boieldieu's music is light and graceful, in perfect French taste, and full of charm.

  • Talma, Boieldieu, Garcia, and Martin were in the midst of this group of elegance and beauty.

    Garcia the Centenarian And His Times M. Sterling Mackinlay
  • Boieldieu's music has much melodic beauty, though its tenderness is apt to degenerate into sentimentality.

    The Opera R.A. Streatfeild
  • In 1802 Boieldieu, to escape the domestic troubles caused by his marriage with Clotilde Aug.

  • Chateaubriand is getting what you call a bore; and the whole city is mad about a new opera by Boieldieu.

    Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

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