- 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.
Boieldieu, that musician of genius and of heart, who lodged in the same house, went down to Rossini and embraced him.
The bronze statue between the two is that of Boieldieu, the celebrated french composer a native of Rouen.Rouen, It's History and Monuments