Ropartz, Joseph Guy (Marie) [Guy-Ropartz, Joseph]
- Yves Krier
(b Guingamp, Côtes du Nord [now Côtes d’Armor], June 15, 1864; d Lanloup, Côtes du Nord, Nov 22, 1955). French composer and conductor. Born into a family keenly interested in the arts, he showed a remarkable early talent for music and poetry. After attending the Jesuit college in Vannes, where he played various instruments in the school orchestra, he studied law, partly to be able to take care of his mother and partly out of respect for his father’s memory. After graduating in ...