Vieu, Jane [Jeanne Elisabeth Marie; Valette, Pierre]
- Judy Tsou
- and William Cheng
(b Béziers, 1871; d Paris, April 8, 1955). French composer. Little is known about Vieu’s life. She composed about 100 works – orchestral, operatic, chamber, piano and vocal – some of which were published under the pseudonym Pierre Valette. Her musical idiom is decidedly 19th-century in its formal and harmonic character, despite the fact that she lived well into the 20th century. Among her possible composition teachers were Jules Massenet and André Gédalge. Her operetta ...