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Name  Henry Fevrier
Children  Jacques Fevrier
Education  Conservatoire de Paris
Parents  Jules Fevrier
Role  Composer

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Died  July 6, 1957, Paris, France

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Henry Février (October 2, 1875 – July 6, 1957) was a French composer.

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Biography

Henry Février was born in Paris, France on October 2, 1875. He married and had a son, the pianist Jacques Février.

He studied at the Paris Conservatoire, where his teachers included Jules Massenet and Gabriel Fauré. He also took private lessons with André Messager.

His first compositions were chamber music, but he is chiefly known for his operas and operettas, among which are Le Roi aveugle (1906), Monna Vanna (1909), Carmosine (1913), Gismonda (1919), La Damnation de Blanchefleur (1920), L'Ile désenchantée (1925), Oletta (1927), La Femme nue (1929) and Sylvette (1932). His works include incidental music for plays, including Agnès, dame galante (1912) and Aphrodite (1914).

Février ceased composing music in the 1940s. He died on July 6, 1957.

References

Henry Février Wikipedia


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