Honegger, Arthur (opera)
- Geoffrey K. Spratt
(b Le Havre, March 10, 1892; d Paris, Nov 27, 1955). Swiss composer . As a child, before receiving harmony lessons in Le Havre, he wrote two operas, Philippa and Sigismond, and started a third, Esmeralda (after Victor Hugo: Notre-Dame de Paris), but nothing of these survives. After studying at the Zürich Conservatory (...