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Francis Casadesus (1870 - 1954), Conductor, composer, violinist and Henri Casadesus (1879 - 1947), Composer, viola player, viola d’amore player and Marius Casadesus (1892 - 1981), Violinist, viol player, instrument maker, composer and Robert Casadesus (1899 - 1972), Pianist, composer and Gaby Casadesus (1901 - 1999), Pianist and Jean Casadesus (<i>born</i> 1927), Pianist and Jean-Claude Casadesus (<i>born</i> 1935), Conductor, composer

David Cox and Charles Timbrell

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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French family of musicians. Luis (Louis) Casadesus (b Paris, 26 March 1850; d Paris, 19 June 1919), a printer and accountant of Catalan origin, was an amateur violinist and guitarist and published a tutor, L’enseignement moderne de la guitare (Paris, 1913). Of his numerous children, seven became professional musicians; in addition to (1) Francis, (2) Henri and (3) Marius (all discussed below), Robert-Guillaume (b Paris, 23 Jan 1878; d Paris, 1 June

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