BUALDE Francois Adrien( French composer, author of numerous comic operas.)
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BUALDE, Franц¬ois Adrien (Boieldieu, Franц¬ois Adrien) (1775-1834), French composer, author of numerous comic operas. Born December 16, 1775 in Rouen. He received initial musical education at Rouen Cathedral and organist at the age of 18 years has successfully debuted as a composer in his hometown of opera "Fault-daughter" (La Fille coupable), the libretto is written by his father. Two years later, following a successful staging of opera inspired the young musician to seek his fortune in Paris. There Bualde talent earned him the friendship of a number of outstanding musicians, . (including L. Cherubini, . which, . the stories, . made Bualde reprimand in connection with the success of "Caliph of Baghdad" (Le Calife de Bagdad, . 1800), . which seemed Maц-tre undeserved, . and made the young composer's re-pass some of the music discipline, . although by the time Bualde he was a teacher of the Paris Conservatoire in piano,
. Opera "Aunt Aurora" (Ma tante Aurore, 1803) evoked the admiration of the Paris public, and in the same year the composer was invited to St. Petersburg the post of Kapellmeister of the court of the French opera troupe. Bualde lived in Russia for eight years, but most of the works of this period has been preserved: the exception of the opera "the overturned carriages" (Les Voitures versцLes, 1808)
. Back in Paris, . composer established in previous positions with opera "Jean de Paris" (Jean de Paris, . 1812) - one of the best in creativity Bualde, . "The new landlord" (Le Nouveau Seigneur de Village, . 1813) and "Little Red Riding Hood" (Le Petit Chaperon rouge, . 1818),
. In 1817 replaced Bualde E. Megyulya a professor compositions of the Paris Conservatory. The appearance of in 1825 "White Lady" (La Dame blanche) has brought success to the author, . due to the simplicity and appeal of music (some of them were derived from Scottish folklore), . as well as an interesting libretto by E. Scribe explanation of then-fashionable novels of W. Scott ( "Monastery" and "Guy" Mannering),
. White Lady was the culmination of the composer's career, and subsequently to his share is not excluded such a resounding success, and the Paris public preferred the new idols - D. Aubert, and Dzh.Meyerberu. Recent years Bualde suffered from lung disease and experienced financial difficulties. Died in Bualde Zharsi near Paris on Oct. 8, 1834.