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Daniel François Esprit Auber
Daniel François Esprit Auber (French: [danjɛl fʁɑ̃swa ɛspʁi obɛːʁ]; 29 January 1782 – 12/13 May 1871) was a French composer.
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Fromental Halévy
Jacques-François-Fromental-Élie Halévy, usually known as Fromental Halévy (French: [fʁɔmɑ̃tal alevi]; 27 May 1799 – 17 March 1862), was a French composer. He is known today largely for his opera La Juive.
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Georges Bizet
Georges Bizet (French: [ʒɔʁʒ bizɛ]; 25 October 1838 – 3 June 1875), registered at birth as Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer of the romantic era. Best known for his operas in a career cut short by his ...
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Adolphe Adam
Adolphe Charles Adam (French: [adolf adɑ̃]; 24 July 1803 – 3 May 1856) was a French composer and music critic. A prolific composer of operas and ballets, he is best known today for his ballets Giselle (1841) and Le corsaire ...
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Hervé
Hervé (French pronunciation: ​[ɛʁve]), real name Louis Auguste Florimond Ronger, (30 June 1825 – 4 November 1892) was a French singer, composer, librettist, conductor and scene painter, whom Ernest Newman, following Reynaldo Ha...
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Albert Lavignac
Alexandre Jean Albert Lavignac (21 January 1846 – 28 May 1916) was a French music scholar, known for his essays on theory, and a minor composer.
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Paul Vidal
Paul Antonin Vidal (16 June 1863 – 9 April 1931) was a French composer, conductor and music teacher mainly active in Paris.
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Émile Waldteufel
Émile Waldteufel (born Charles Émile Lévy, 9 December 1837 – 12 February 1915) was a French pianist, conductor and composer of dance music.
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Jules Demersseman
Jules Auguste Demersseman (9 January 1833 – 1 December 1866) was a French flautist and composer.
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Marc Delmas
Marc Marie Jean Baptiste Delmas (28 March 1885 – 30 November 1931) was a French Expressionist composer and writer.
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Théodore Salomé
Théodore-César Salomé (20 January 1834 – 26 July 1896) was a French organist and composer.
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André Wormser
André Alphonse Toussaint Wormser (1 November 1851 – 4 November 1926) was a French banker and Romantic composer.
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Charles Dancla
Jean Baptiste Charles Dancla (19 December 1817 – 10 October 1907) was a French violinist, composer and teacher.
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Adolphe Léopold Danhauser
Adolphe-Léopold Danhauser (26 February 1835 – 9 June 1896) was a French musician, educator, music theorist and composer.
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Ernest Guiraud
Ernest Guiraud (French: [giʁo]; 26 June 1837 – 6 May 1892) was a French composer and music teacher born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is best known for writing the traditional orchestral recitatives used for Bizet's opera Carme...
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Jacques Offenbach
Jacques Offenbach (French pronunciation: ​[ʒak ɔfɛnbak]; German: [ˈɔfn̩bax]; 20 June 1819 – 5 October 1880) was a German-born French composer, cellist and impresario of the romantic period. He is remembered for his nearly 100 op...
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Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély
Louis-James-Alfred Lefébure-Wely (13 November 1817 – 31 December 1869) was a French organist and composer. He played a major role in the development of the French symphonic organ style and was closely associated with the organ ...
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Jean Huré
Jean Huré (17 September 1877 – 27 January 1930) was a French composer and organist. Though educated at a monastery in Angers, as a musician, he was mostly self-taught.
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Antoine François Marmontel
Antoine François Marmontel (pronounced: [ɑ̃twan fʁɑ̃swa maʁmɔ̃tɛl]) (16 July 1816 – 16 January 1898) was a French pianist, teacher and musicographer.
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François Bazin
François Emmanuel Joseph Bazin (pronounced: [fʁɑ̃.swa ba.zɛ̃]; 4 September 1816 in Marseille – 2 July 1878 in Paris) was a well-known French opera composer during the nineteenth century. His works are not widely performed today.
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