Bruneau, (Louis Charles Bonaventure) Alfred (opera)
- Richard Langham Smith
(b Paris, March 3, 1857; d Paris, June 15, 1934). French composer . He began his musical studies as a cellist, winning a premier prix on the instrument and in his twenties playing in the Pasdeloup orchestra. From 1879 to 1881 he studied composition with Massenet, who left an indelible impression on his musical style. A cantata, ...