Adolphe de Leuven
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Adolphe de Leuven (1800 – 14 April 1884) was a French theatre director and a librettist. Also known as Grenvallet, and Count Adolph Ribbing. He was the son of Adolph Ribbing, who was involved in the assassination of Gustav III of Sweden in 1792.
- His father was one of the conspirators against Gustav III of Sweden, who appears in Verdi's Un ballo in maschera (as Samuel/Count Ribbing). From Dean W. Carmen’s place in history. Booklet to Decca recording of Carmen conducted by Solti, 1976.
- Wright L A. Adolphe de Leuven in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera ed Sadie S. London & New York, Macmillan, 1997.
- Dean, op cit.