Saturday, February 9, 2013

Mehul, Etienne

Etienne-Nicolas Mehul(1763-1817), French composer, one of the great masters of French operas, studied at the convent in Givet, then in Paris, inspector of the Conservatory and member of the Academie. He composed over 20 operas and stage works. His symphonic techniques finds echos in the music of Beethoven and Mendelssohn, both of whom admired Mehul's music.

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