Adolphe Borchard

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Adolphe Borchard
Born 30 June 1882
Le Havre, France
Died 13 December 1967
Paris, France
Occupation Composer, Pianist
Years active 1931 - 1943 (film scores)

Adolphe Borchard (1882–1967) was a French pianist and composer who worked on a number of film scores during the 1930s and 1940s including large-budget films such as Ultimatum (1938).[1] He has several music students. The Vietnamese composer Nguyễn Văn Quỳ is one of them and studied through distance education between 1953 and 1954. [2]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.223
  2. ^ Nguyễn, Trâm (7 July 2011). Nguyen Van Quy - A Biography. Hanoi: Nguyễn Trâm. p. 23. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 


  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.
  • Nichols, Roger. The Harlequin Years: Music in Paris, 1917 - 1929. University of California Press, 2002.

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