(b Versailles, 12 Dec 1835; d Paris, 14 Feb 1908). French pianist and composer. His great-uncle, J. Pfeiffer, was a leading piano maker in Paris, and his father, Emile Pfeiffer, whom he later succeeded, was a partner in the piano firm of Pleyel, Wolff & Cie. He studied piano with his mother, Clara Pfeiffer, a former pupil of Kalkbrenner, and composition with Maleden and Damcke. A programme of his
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