Ambroise Thomas

Ambroise Thomas, around 1860-1870

Ambroise Thomas (* 5. August 1811 in Metz, † 12. February 1896 in Paris) was a French composer.

Thomas became 1828 student the Conservatoire de Paris, where he was pupil of Friedrich lime burner , Victor Dourlen , Pierre Carpenter and Jean François Lesueur. It won 1832 the Prix de Rome with the Kantate Hermann and Ketty and was three years in Italy. Afterwards it lived as an opera composer in Paris. Since 1871 he was a director of the Conservatoire.

Beside nineteen operas, whose most successful Hamlet and Mignon were, Thomas's composed one ballet, two Kantaten, a Requiem, chamber-musical works, Motetten, Kanzonen and man quartets.

works

  • La double Échelle, 1837; Libretto of Eugène de Planard
  • Le Perruquier de la Régence, 1838; Libretto of Eugène de Planard and Paul Dupont
  • Le more panier fleuri, 1839; Libretto of Adolphe de Leuven and Léon Lévy Brunswick
  • Carline, 1840
  • Le compte de Carmagnola, 1841; Libretto of Eugène Scribe
  • Le guerillero, 1842
  • Angèlique et Mèdor, 1843
  • Minna ou Le mnènage à trois, 1843
  • Le Caïd, 1849 („the Kadi “); Libretto of Thomas sow-vague
  • Un Songe d'une nuit d'été, 1850 („a summer eight-dream “)
  • Raymond ou Le secret de la pure ones, 1851 („Raymond “)
  • La Tonelli, 1853
  • La Cour de Célimène, 1855; Opéra comique; Libretto of Rosier
  • Psyché, 1857 („psyche “)
  • Le Carnaval de Venise, 1857
  • Le novel d'Elvire, 1860
  • Mignon, 1866; after Goethe's William of master Lehrjahre; Libretto of Jules bar beer and Michel Carré
  • Hamlet, 1868; after Shakespeares Hamlet; Libretto of Jules bar beer and Michel Carré
  • Gille et Gillotin, 1874
  • Françoise de Rimini, 1882

literature

  • Georges Masson: Ambroise Thomas. Un compositeur lyrique outer XIXe siècle. - Metz: Édition Serpenoise, 1996. - ISBN 2-87692-288-6
  • Élisabeth Rogeboz Malfroy: Ambroise Thomas. Témoin you siècle. 1811-1896. - Besançon: Cêtre, 1999. - ISBN 2-87823-098-1

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