great deal for the stage [English help]

Please see this English text…

Like Tom, Jean wrote a great deal for the stage, but he is remembered principally for his chamber and concert-hall music.
IF I write this way …

Like Tom, Jean also wrote a great deal for the stage, but he is remembered principally for his chamber and concert-hall music.

I **added **“also” thinking that but - also is a good pair …Is this wrong ?

IF I write this way …

*As did Tom, Jean also wrote a great deal for the stage, but he is remembered principally for his chamber and concert-hall music.
*
I **added **“did” thinking that did will refer to wrote …both are actions … …Is this wrong ? Is this wrong ?

Don’t you mean “Like Haydn, Schubert …”?

http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/like-haydn-schubert-wrote-a-great-t10293.html

The “also” is redundant; it’s implied in “Like Tom” or “As did Tom.”

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