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Jean Schneitzhoeffer
1785 - 1852
J.M.M. Schneitzhoeffer
Jean Madeleine Marie [Jean] Schneitzhoeffer (13/10/1785 - 14/10/1852) was a French composer, born in Toulouse, died in Paris. A student of Charles Simon Catel at the Conservatoire de Paris, he won second prize for piano in 1803 and then joined the Opéra as a timpanist in 1815, where (7 years later) he was made chef de chant. Made a professor of choral singing at the Conservatoire, he was granted the Légion d'honneur in 1840. He composed several partitions de ballet for the Opéra de Paris.
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Period:Early Romanticism
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
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Source:Dagny Wegner, Requiemvertonungen in Frankreich zwischen 1670 und 1850, Hamburg, 2005