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Musard, Philippe (Napoléon)locked

  • Gérard Streletski,
  • Gustave Chouquet
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(b Tours, Nov 8, 1792; d Auteuil, March 31, 1859). French composer and conductor. He came from a poor background. He learnt the horn and to some degree the violin, which enabled him to take his first steps as a musician in public balls and dance halls on the outskirts of Paris. His first compositions appear to date from this period. Pougin (...

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