Adolphe Adam Death Cause and Date

Adolphe Adam's Death

Born (Birthday) July 24, 1803

Death Date May 3, 1856

Age of Death 52 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Composer

The composer Adolphe Adam died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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

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.