Félix Fourdrain

Félix Fourdrain (3 February 1880 - 23 October 1923) was a French organist and composer. He is chiefly known for his operas. Many of them were written in collaboration with librettists and poets Arthur Bernède and Paul de Choudens; the best of which are ''La Glaneuse'' (Grand Théâtre de Lyon, 1909), ''Madame Roland'' (Théâtre des Arts de Rouen, 1913), and ''Vercingétorix'' (Opéra de Nice, 1912). His masterpiece, ''La légende du Point d'Argentan'', premiered at the Opéra-Comique in Paris in 1903.

Born in Nice, Fourdrain had his earliest musical training at the Ecole de Musique Classique et Religieuse (L'École Niedermeyer) in Paris. He then studied with Alexandre Guilmant and Charles-Marie Widor at the Conservatoire de Paris where he was awarded a premiere prix for organ performance in 1900. He was appointed "organiste titulaire" at the Sainte-Elisabeth-de-Hongrie church in Paris and worked there between 1900 and 1905 approximately, publishing "Improvisations", a collection of organ compositions. He pursued further studies in music composition with Jules Massenet, who became his close friend and mentor. He also took on his own students, including Joseph-Arthur Bernier, Clotilde Coulombe, and Georges-Émile Tanguay. He died in Paris at the age of 43. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Fourdrain, Félix.
Published 1906
...Fourdrain, Félix. Légende du Pont d'Argentan. Récit et berceuse. Recit et berceuse....
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by Fourdrain, Félix.
Published 1912
...Fourdrain, Félix. Vercingetorix. Vocal score. Vercingetorix....
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by Fourdrain, Félix.
Published 1913
...Fourdrain, Félix. Madame Roland. Vocal score. Madame Roland....
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by Fourdrain, Félix.
Published 1906
...Fourdrain, Félix. Légende du point dA̕rgentan. Vocal score. Légende du Point d'Argentan. 2. ed....
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by Fourdrain, Félix.
Published 1909
...Fourdrain, Félix. Glaneuse. Vocal score. French. Glaneuse. 2. ed....
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by Fourdrain, Félix.
Published 1909
...Fourdrain, Félix. Glaneuse. Vocal score. French. Glaneuse....
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by Fourdrain, Félix.
Published 1913
...Fourdrain, Félix. Contes de Perrault. Vocal score. Contes de Perrault....
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by Fourdrain, Félix, 1880-1923.
Published 1906
...Fourdrain, Félix, 1880-1923. Légende du Point d'Argentan. Vocal score. French. Légende du Point...
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