Auguste Franchomme

Auguste Franchomme

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Auguste-Joseph Franchomme was a French cellist and composer. Born in Lille, Franchomme studied at the local conservatoire with M. Mas and Pierre Baumann, before continuing his education with Jean-Henri Levasseur and Louis-Pierre Norblin at the Conservatoire de Paris, where he won his first prize only after one year. He began his career playing with various orchestras and was appointed solo cello at the Sainte-Chapelle in 1828. Along with the violinist Jean-Delphin Alard, teacher of Pablo de Sarasate, and the pianist Charles Hall, creator of the Hall symphony orchestra, he was a founder and member of the Alard Quartet. The Quartet was rare for a chamber ensemble of its time because it consisted of professional musicians. Franchomme also belonged to the founding ranks of the Soci t des Concerts du Conservatoireshow more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136666685
  • 9786136666686