French musician; born at Paris Feb. 28, 1857; pupil of Massenet and Duvernoy. In 1895, at Lyons, he produced "Ruth," an oratorio. This was followed by "Gaitanne," a two-act opera (1898), and "Maritorne," a one-act comic opera. Since then he has brought out several musical compositions, among which may be mentioned: "Le Baptême du Printemps," "La Syrinx," and "Le Lion Amoureux."

  • Curinier, Dictionnaire Nat. des Contemporains, ii. 271.
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