adolphe appia

Appia

[French a-pya]
noun
Adolphe [French a-dawlf] , 1862–1928, Swiss stage designer and theatrical producer.
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adolphe appia

Swiss stage designer whose theories, especially on the interpretive use of lighting, helped bring a new realism and creativity to 20th-century theatrical production.

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