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Halévy, (Jacques-François-)Fromental(-Elie) [Fromentin(-Elias)]locked

  • Hugh Macdonald

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(b Paris, 27 May 1799; d Nice, 17 March 1862). French composer, teacher and writer on music. His parents were Jewish; his father, Elias Levy, was a scholar and poet from Fürth, and his mother, Julie Meyer, came from Malzéville, near Nancy. The family name was changed to Halévy in ...

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Musical Quarterly
Revue et gazette musicale de Paris