Appia, Adolphe Francois

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Appia, Adolphe Francois Gender: M
born on 1 September 1862 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Geneva, Switzerland, 46n12, 6e09
Timezone GET m6e09 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 08°56' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 12°23 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 01°09'


Swiss theatrical designer and theorist; devoted from 1888 to reforming the techniques of stage presentation to more futuristic trends. Influenced by classic Greek theater and French symbolism, he proposed projected lighting in three-dimensional, abstract scenery placed on multi-level stages. He moved the actor away from cliché poses. Author of "Music and the Art of Theatre".

Died 2/29/1928, Nyon, Switzerland

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Vocation : Art : Stage/ Set design
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Music and art)