Théodore Dubois


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(b Rosnay, 1837; d Paris, 1924).

Fr. composer, organist, and teacher. Choirmaster, Ste Clotilde 1862–9, Madeleine 1869–77; succeeded Saint‐Saëns as org. of Madeleine 1877–1906. Prof. of harmony, Paris Cons. 1871–90, dir. 1896–1905. Resigned after protests over exclusion by jury, incl. Dubois, of Ravel from entering for Prix de Rome for 4th time. Wrote 7 operas, ballet, oratorios, cantatas, orch. works, incl. 3 syms., 2 pf. concs., and vn. conc.

Subjects: Music.

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