Conservatoire de Paris
The Conservatoire de Paris ([kɔ̃.sɛʁ.va.twaʁ də pa.ʁi]; English: Paris Conservatory) is a college of music and dance founded in 1795, now situated in the avenue Jean Jaurès in the 19th arrondissement ...
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Prosper Dérivis
Nicolas-Prosper Dérivis (28 October 1808 - 11 February 1880) was a French operatic bass. He possessed a rich deep voice that had a great carrying power. While he could easily assail heavy dramatic rol...
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Jean-Baptiste Singelée
Jean-Baptiste Singelée (25 September 1812 in Brussels – 29 September 1875 in Oostende) was a Belgian classical composer of the romantic period.Jean-Baptiste Singelée was born in Brussels and stu...
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Herman Bemberg
Herman Emanuel Bemberg Ocampo (29 March 1859 – 21 July 1931) was a French-Argentinean musical composer.
He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, of German Argentine parents (Otto Bemberg 1827-95 a...
Paul Vidal
Paul Antonin Vidal (16 June 1863 – 9 April 1931) was a French composer, conductor and music teacher mainly active in Paris.
Paul Vidal was born in Toulouse, and studied at the conservatoires...
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Paul Tortelier
Paul Tortelier (21 March 1914 – 18 December 1990) was a French cellist and composer.
Tortelier was born in Paris, the son of a cabinet maker with Breton roots. He was encouraged to play the cello ...
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Jean-Baptiste Rey
Jean-Baptiste Rey (18 December 1734 – 15 July 1810) was a French conductor and composer.Rey was born at Lauzerte. He remains the longest-serving conductor of the Paris Opera; his tenure spans from th...
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Henri Challan
Henri Challan (12 December 1910 in Asnières – 18 February 1977) was a French composer and music educator. He had a long association with the Conservatoire de Paris where he was both a student and a fa...
François Devienne
François Devienne ([dəvjɛn]; 31 January 1759 – 5 September 1803) was a French composer and professor for flute at the Paris Conservatory.
Devienne was born in Joinville, as the youngest of fourtee...
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Théodore Dubois
François-Clément Théodore Dubois (24 August 1837 – 11 June 1924) was a French composer, organist and music teacher.
Théodore Dubois was born in Rosnay in Marne. He studied first under Louis ...
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Désiré-Alexandre Batton
Désiré-Alexandre Batton (born Paris, January 2, 1798 - died Versailles, October 15, 1855) was a French composer. A student of Luigi Cherubini at the Conservatoire de Paris, he composed operas and can...
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Pierre de Bréville
Pierre Onfroy de Bréville (21 February 1861 – 24 September 1949) was a French composer.
Pierre de Bréville was born in Bar-le-Duc, Meuse. Following the wishes of his parents, he studied law with t...
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Darius Milhaud
Darius Milhaud ([daʁjys mijo]; 4 September 1892 – 22 June 1974) was a French composer and teacher. He was a member of Les Six—also known as The Group of Six—and one of the most prolific composers of t...
Jacques Blumenthal
Jacques Blumenthal (4 October 1829 – 17 May 1908) was a German pianist and composer. Born in Hamburg, he began his musical studies at an early age, receiving instruction from Friedrich ...
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Charles Gounod
Charles-François Gounod ([ʃaʁl fʁɑ̃swa ɡuno]; 17 June 1818 – 17 October or 18 October 1893) was a French composer, best known for his Ave Maria, based on a work by Bach, as well as his ...
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André Bloch (composer)
André Bloch (14 January 1873, in Wissembourg – 7 August 1960, in Paris) was a French composer and music educator. He studied with André Gedalge, Ernest Guiraud, and Jules Massenet at the Conserv...
Ivo Malec
Ivo Malec (born 30 March 1925, Zagreb) is a Croatian born French composer, music educator and conductor. One of the earliest Yugoslav composers to obtain high international regard, his works have been...
Adolphe Sax
Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax (6 November 1814 – c. 7 February 1894) was a Belgian musical instrument designer and musician who played the flute and clarinet, and is well known for having invented the ...
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Jean Wiener
Jean Wiener (or Wiéner) (19 March 1896, Paris – 8 June 1982, Paris) was a French pianist and composer.
Wiener was trained at the Conservatoire in Paris, where he studied alongside Darius Mil...
Rodolphe Kreutzer
Rodolphe Kreutzer (15 November 1766 – 6 January 1831) was a French violinist, teacher, conductor, and composer of forty French operas, including La mort d'Abel (1810).He is probably best known as the ...
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François-Louis Henry
François-Louis(-Ferdinand) Henry (12 May 1786 – 22 February 1855) was a French baritone, who sang for about 35 years with the Opéra-Comique in Paris, where he created numerous leading roles. His stag...
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Marcelle Meyer
Marcelle Meyer ([mɛjɛʁ]; 22 May 1897 – 17 November 1958) was a French pianist.Marcelle Meyer was born in Lille, France on 22 May 1897. She was taught piano from the age of five by her s...
Noël Gallon
Noël Gallon (11 September 1891 - 26 December 1966) was a French composer and music educator. His compositional output includes several choral works and vocal art songs, 10 preludes, a Toccata for pian...
Vanni Marcoux
Jean-Émile Diogène Marcoux (June 12, 1877, Turin, Italy – October 22, 1962, Paris, France) was a French operatic bass-baritone, known professionally as Vanni Marcoux (sometimes hyphenated as Van...
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Auguste Barbereau
Mathurin Auguste Balthasar Barbereau (born 14 November 1799 in Paris – d. 14 July 1879 ibid) was a French composer and music theorist. He entered the Conservatoire de Paris in 1810 and was award...
Léon Rothier
Léon Rothier (December 26, 1874 – December 6, 1951) was a French musician, predominantly an opera singer in the bass range, who reached the peak of his powers in the early 20th century at New York's M...
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Paul Rougnon
Paul-Louis Rougnon (24 August 1846 – 11 December 1934) was a French composer, pianist and music educator.
Paul Rougnon was born in Poitiers the son of Louis Rougnon and Claire Clotilde Robin. A st...
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