(b Bayonne, 1815; d Paris, 1888). Fr. violinist and violin teacher, author of a standard violin method, École du violin: méthode complete et progressive (Paris, 1844) and ed. and comp. of vn. works. Among pupils was Sarasate. Prof. of vn., Paris Cons., 1843–75.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.