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Leuven, Adolphe de, 1800-1884


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    • De Leuven, Adolphe, 1800-1884
    • Leuven, M. de (Adolphe), 1800-1884
    • Leuven, A. de (Adolphe), 1800-1884
    • L., Adolphe de, 1800-1884
    • Adolphe, 1800-1884
    • Leuven, Ad. de (Adolphe), 1800-1884
    • Leuvenne, M. de (Adolphe), 1800-1884
    • Leuvenne, Adolphe de, 1800-1884
    • Deleuven, Adolphe, 1800-1884
    • Deleuven, Ad. (Adolphe), 1800-1884
    • Ribbing, Adolphe de, comte, 1800-1884
    • Leuvenne, Ad. de (Adolphe), 1800-1884
    • Leuven, de, 1800-1884
    • Grenvallet, 1800-1884
    • Granval, 1800-1884
    • Leuven, Adolphe de, 1802-1884
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    • found: His The postilion ...
    • found: Bib. nat.(Leuven, cte Adolphe de Ribbing, dit de; pseud. Adolphe; usage: M. de Leuven, A. de Leuven, Ad. de Leuven, Adolphe)
    • found: BM(Leuven, Adolphe de, pseud. (i.e. Adolphe de Ribbing))
    • found: His Le voyage de la mariée, 1829:t.p. (Adolphe de L.) [Info from InU]
    • found: His Le luthier de Vienne, 1836:t.p. (M. de Leuvenne) [Info from InU]
    • found: His Les sept péchés capitaux, 1834:t.p. (Ad. de Leuvenne) [Info from InU]
    • found: His Le guérillas, 1831:t.p. (Ad. Deleuven) [Info from InU]
    • found: Grove music online, Sept. 13, 2005:Opera (Leuven, Adolphe de (Grenvallet; Count Adolph Ribbing); b. 1800, d. Apr. 14, 1884, Paris; French librettist and director, of Swedish descent; occasionally wrote under the pseudonyms Grenvallet, Granval, or Adolphe)
    • found: Un conte d'autrefois, 1838:title page (by Mm. De Leuven et Brunswick)
    • found: BnF, 9 January 2017(Leuven, Adolphe de (1800-1884); French; male; born 1800; died 1884-04-14 in Paris (France); pen name of Adolphe de Ribbing; Vaudevillist and librettist; director of the Opera-comique (1862-1874))
    • found: Wikipedia, 9 January 2017(Adolphe de Leuven (30 September 1802- 14 April 1884) was a French theatre director and a librettist; also known as Grenvallet, and Count Adolph Ribbing; he was the illegitimate son of Adolph Ribbing, who was involved in the assassination of Gustav III of Sweden in 1792, and Jeanne-Claude Billard; he took his name as a variation of that of his paternal grandmother, Eva Löwen; he produced over 170 plays and librettos, with operatic settings by Adam including Le postillon de Lonjumeau, Clapisson and Thomas; he was associated with the Opéra-Comique for fifty years and was co-director (with Camille du Locle) from 1862-1874; he resigned in protest at the on-stage murder in Carmen)
    • notfound: Dict. des lettres franç, XIXe s.;Grand Larousse.
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