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Habeneck, François-Antoinelocked

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(b Mézières, 22 Jan 1781; d Paris, 8 Feb 1849). French violinist, conductor and composer. He was a son of a military bandsman born in Germany but serving in the French army, and the eldest of three brothers, all of whom studied the violin with their father and later at the Paris Conservatoire. The family spent some years in Brest. François-Antoine was in Baillot’s class at the Conservatoire, where he won a ...

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