Fran OIS Devienne

Fran OIS Devienne

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Francois Devienne was a French composer and professor for flute at the Paris Conservatory. Francois Devienne was born in Joinville, as the youngest of fourteen children of a saddlemaker. After receiving his first musical training as a choirboy in his hometown, he was playing in various Parisian ensembles as soloist and orchestra player. He studied the flute with Felix Rault and in 1780 he joined the household of Cardinal de Rohan. He was active in Paris as a flautist, bassoonist and composer, and played bassoon at the Paris Opera. He wrote successful operas in the 1790s, including Les visitandines which brought him much success. He was also a member of the 'Military Band of the French Guard' where he was given the rank of sergeant with the duty of teaching the children of his colleagues in the military band in its Free School of Musicshow more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136662108
  • 9786136662107