Auber, Daniel-François-Esprit (opera)
- Herbert Schneider
(b Caen, Jan 29, 1782; d Paris, May 12, 1871). French composer , principally of opéras comiques, and the foremost representative of this genre in 19th-century France.
Auber studied the piano with Ignace Antoine Ladurner, and he also learned to play the violin. Among his earliest compositions were several ...