(b Montrouge, N. Fr., 1852; d Moscow, 1914). Fr.-It. pianist, organist, and composer. Org. St Eugène, Paris, 1872–92. Prof. of harmony, Paris Cons. 1892–6, of pf. 1896–1901. Frequently played in duo with violinist Ysaÿe. Wrote 4 comic operas, 6 ballets, oratorio, and pf. pieces.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.