Chabrier, (Alexis-)Emmanuel (opera)
- Myriam Soumagnac
(b Ambert, Puy-de-Dôme, Jan 18, 1841; d Paris, Sept 13, 1894). French composer . At the age of six he had his first piano lessons from Manuel Zaporta. As he was intended for the legal profession, the family moved in 1851 to Clermont-Ferrand to further his education; there he studied music with Tarnowski, a Polish violinist. He wanted to devote himself to music, but in ...