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In the spotlight

On that day 15 June

ROPARTZ Guy

Persons

Guy ROPARTZ

In 1885, after studying law to comply with his parents’ wishes, Ropartz entered the Paris Conservatoire, where he took lessons with Théodore Dubois, Jules Massenet, then later César Franck, becoming o...

Persons

Bertha GALERON DE CALONNE

Écrivaine et poétesse française.

VAGUET Albert

Persons

Albert VAGUET

Chanteur (ténor).

GRIEG Edvard

Persons

Edvard GRIEG

Compositeur et pianste norvégien

SCHUMANN-HEINK Ernestine

Persons

Ernestine SCHUMANN-HEINK

Contralto américaine.

FOURNIER Édouard

Persons

Édouard FOURNIER

Homme de lettres et auteur dramatique.

GERSTER Etelka

Persons

Etelka GERSTER

Soprano hongroise

Focus

Romantic Harp

In early nineteenth-century France, the harp was a very modern instrument, replacing the “baroque” harpsichord and competing with the pianoforte in a quest for “classical” expression.

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