Delibes, (Clément Philibert) Léo
- Hugh Macdonald
(b St Germain du Val, 21 Feb 1836; d Paris, 16 Jan 1891). French composer. His father was in the postal service, while his mother, an able musician, was the daughter of an opera singer and niece of the organist Edouard Batiste. Léo, the only child, learnt music from his mother and uncle; after his father’s death in ...