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Amélie André Gedalge,

Paris, France.

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ALKAN, NAPOLÉON ALEXANDRE (Morhange) – French pianist and composer; born in Paris, 1826. He was a brother of Charles Valentin Alkan, and, like him, entered the Conservatory of Music at a very early age. He studied under Adolphe Adam and Pierre Zimmerman. In 1850 he...
BLOCH, ANDRÉ – French musician; son of a rabbi at Wissembourg, Alsace; born in that city in 1873. At the age of seven Bloch began to compose music, writing a waltz for the piano, for four hands, which pleased a publisher so much that he...
BLOCH, ROSINE – French singer; born in Paris in 1844; daughter of a merchant. She was very beautiful and had a magnificent mezzosoprano voice. She studied at the Conservatoire, and received in 1865 the first prize for singing and the first...
COHEN, HENRI – French composer and numismatist; born at Amsterdam 1805; died at Bry-sur-Marne May 17, 1880. Cohen's parents went to France in 1811, and provided excellent musical instruction for their son. He studied harmony with Reicha, and...
ERLANGER, CAMILLE – French composer; born at Paris May 25, 1863; studied at the Conservatoire and (1888) obtained the first Prix de Rome in the class of Löo Delibes. In 1888 he composed at Rome "St. Julien I'Hospitalier," which ranked him at once...
HALPHEN, FERNAND – French composer; born at Paris Feb. 18, 1872; pupil of J. Massenet, G. Fauré, and André Gedalge. In 1895 he won the first "accessit" for fugue at the Conservatoire, and in 1896 the second "Grand Prix de Rome" for his cantata...
HIRSCHMANN, HENRI LOUIS – French composer; born at Saint-Mandé, department of the Seine, April 30, 1873. He studied under André Gedalge, and, for two years, under J. Massenet at the Paris Conservatoire. His chief works are: "Ahasuerus," an oratorio...