Biography of Théodore Dubois
Dubois, François Clément Théodore. Legion of Honour, 1883.
Studied in Rheims; at the Paris Conservatory under Marmontel (piano), Emanuel Joseph Bazin (harmony), François Benoist (organ) and Ambroise Thomas (fugue and composition), 1853; won the Grand Prix de Rome, 1861.
Organist of the Invalides, Paris, 1855-58; assistant organist of St. Clotilde’s, Paris, 1863; La Madeleine, Paris, 1869; organist there, 1877-96.
Professor of harmony at the Paris Conservatory, 1871; director there, 1896.
Composed operas, a ballet, symphonic poem, orchestral pieces, oratorios, piano and organ pieces, &c.
b. Rosnay, Marne, France, Aug. 24th, 1837;
d. Paris, June 11th, 1924.
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