Desvignes, Victor François

COMPOSER, MUSICIAN (FRANCE)
BORN 5 Jun 1805, Trier - DIED 30 Dec 1853, Metz
GRAVE LOCATION Metz, Moselle: Cimetière de l'Est, Rue du Roi Albert

Victor François Desvignes studied music and for many years he worked as musical director at operetta theatres in several French cities. In 1835 he founded a conservatory in Metz that soon gained such a good reputation that it was taken over by the state and became a branch of the conservatory in Paris.

As a composer he wrote chamber music, choral pieces, large orchestral works and two opera's. He died in Metz in 1853, only 48 years old.

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The grave of Victor Desvignes at the Cimetière de l'Est, Metz.
Picture by Androom (22 Mar 2013)

 

The grave of Victor Desvignes at the Cimetière de l'Est, Metz.
Picture by Androom (22 Mar 2013)

 


Devas, Anthony

Published: 25 Dec 2013
Last update: 25 Dec 2013