Duprato, Jules

COMPOSER (FRANCE)
BORN 20 Aug 1827, Nîmes, Gard - DIED 2 May 1892, Paris
REAL NAME Duprato, Jules-Laurent Anarchasis
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 17)

Jules Duprato studied under Aimé Leborne at the Conservatory in Paris. In 1848 he won the first grand prix de Rome for musical composition. He comical opera "Les Trovatelles" was succesfully staged in 1854 at Salla Lavert in Paris. His opera "M'sieu Landry" (1856) was equally succesful, but his next works were less remarkable. In 1871 he became professor of harmony at the Conservatory. Robert Planquette, Georges Douay and Antoine Simon were among his pupils. In 1886 he received the Légion d'honneur. He died in 1892 in Paris.

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The grave of Jules Duprato at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Jules Duprato — Wikipédia
DUPRATO Jules-Laurent Anarchasis (1827-1892) - Cimetières de France et d'ailleurs


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Published: 2 Feb 2019
Last update: 2 Feb 2019