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Adam de la halle

c1240–87, French troubadour: composer.
Historical Examples

Besides Rutebœuf the most characteristic figure of his class and time (about the middle of the 13th century) is Adam de la Halle.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2 Various

He was a good natural melodist, as the examples in Coussemaker’s “Adam de la Halle” show.
A Popular History of the Art of Music W. S. B. Mathews

Adam de la Halle, so far as our present information goes, has the credit of inventing two separate styles of such composition.
A Short History of French Literature George Saintsbury

Two other poets, Adam de la Halle and Rutebœuf, are far more prominent in literary history.
A Short History of French Literature George Saintsbury


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