BORN 27 Nov 1789, London - DIED 24 Dec 1882, Bordeaux, Gironde|
GRAVE LOCATION Bordeaux, Gironde: Cimetière de la Chartreuse, 180 rue Georges Bonnac (Le tombeau des artistes lyriques)
Daughter of Charles Louis du Crest, Marquis de Saint-Aubin (1747-1824). Madame de Genlis (1746-1830) was her aunt. She lived for a while in the neighbourhood of Joséphine de Beauharnais and she published her memories in 1828 in "Mémoires sur l'impératrice Joséphine".
She was a good musician and in 1811 she married the harpist Nicolas Charles Bochsa (1789-1856). They had two children, but they separated not long afterwards. After a corruption scandal in 1817 he fled to London and he left her with debts.
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