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Le Hye, Louise-Geneviève de (1810 - 1838), pianist, organist, composer

Julie Anne Sadie

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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(b Charenton, 8 March 1810; d Paris, 17 Nov 1838). French pianist, organist and composer. She was a collateral descendant of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. A child prodigy, she studied first with her father, Charles-Louis Rousseau, then with Louis-Joseph Saint-Amans; when she was 11 she was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire. According to Fétis, she was invited in 1830 by the Conservatoire director, Luigi Cherubini, to teach harmony to a

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