Adolphe Adam

About Adolphe Adam

Birth Day: July 24, 1803
Birth Place: France

Adolphe Adam

Adolphe Adam was born on July 24, 1803 in France. Best known for his 1844 Christmas carol "Minuit, chrétiens!" It was later given English lyrics and popularized as "O Holy Night" in 1847.
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As per our current Database, Adolphe Adam has been died on May 3, 1856 (age 52).

🎂 Adolphe Adam - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Adolphe Adam die, Adolphe Adam was 52 years old.

Popular As Adolphe Adam
Occupation Composer
Age 52 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 24, 1803 (France)
Birthday July 24
Town/City France
Nationality France

🌙 Zodiac

Adolphe Adam’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Adolphe Adam was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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Best known for his 1844 Christmas carol "Minuit, chrétiens!" It was later given English lyrics and popularized as "O Holy Night" in 1847.

Before Fame

He began studies at the Paris Conservatoire in 1821, studying organ and harmonium with opera Composer François-Adrien Boieldieu. He played the triangle in the school's orchestra.


He wrote the famous ballet "Giselle" in 1841.

Family Life

His father Jean-Louis Adam was a Pianist and Teacher who taught at the Paris Conservatoire. His father did not encourage his musical career after he came in second for the Prix de Rome.

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His song "O Holy Night" inspired generations of worshipers. It was covered by many major artists who spanned generations, including Bing Crosby, Whitney Houston, and Josh Groban.

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