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Adam de la Halle Biography | Poet

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Adam de la Halle, also known as Adam le Bossu (Adam the Hunchback ) (1237–1288 or after 1306 ) was a French-born trouvère, poet and musician, whose literary and musical works include chansons and jeux-partis (poetic debates) in the style of the trouveres, polyphonic rondel and motets in the style of early liturgical polyphony, and a musical play, " Jeu de Robin et Marion ", which is considered the earliest surviving secular French play with music. He was a member of the Confrérie des jongleurs et bourgeois d'Arras .


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