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Encyclopedia > Jean Delphin Alard

Jean Delphin Alard (May 8, 1815February 22, 1888) was a French violinist and teacher. May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ...

Alard was born in Bayonne. From 1827 he was a pupil of F. A. Habeneck at the Paris Conservatoire, where he succeeded Pierre Baillot as professor in 1843, retaining the post till 1875. His playing was full of fire and point, and his compositions had a great success in France, while his violin school had a wider vogue and considerably greater value. Mention should also be made of his edition in 40 parts of a selection of violin compositions by the most eminent masters of the 18th century, Les Maitres classiques du violon (Schott). Alard died in Paris. View of Grand Bayonne across the Adour Bayonne (Basque: Baiona; Spanish: Bayona) is a city and commune of southwest France at the confluence of the Nive and Adour rivers, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département, of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... Conservatoire de Paris, or Paris Conservatoire, has been central to the evolution of music in France and Western Europe. ... Pierre Marie François de Sales Baillot was a French violinist and composer. ...

This article incorporates text from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, which is in the public domain. Supporters contend that the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911) represents, in many ways, the sum of knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ...



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