Gabriel Piern

Gabriel Piern

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henri Constant Gabriel Piern (16 August 1863 - 17 July 1937) was a French composer, conductor, and organist. Gabriel Piern was born in Metz in 1863. His family moved to Paris to escape the Franco-Prussian War. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire, gaining first prizes for solf ge, piano, organ, counterpoint and fugue. He won the French Prix de Rome in 1882, with his cantata Edith. His teachers included Antoine Fran ois Marmontel, Albert Lavignac, mile Durand, C sar Franck (for the organ) and Jules Massenet (for composition). He succeeded Franck as organist at Saint Clotilde Basilica in Paris from 1890 to 1898. He himself was succeeded by another distinguished Franck pupil, Charles Tournemire. Associated for many years with douard Colonne's concert series, the Concerts Colonne, from 1903, Piern became chief conductor of this series in 1910.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134965138
  • 9786134965132