Mathias, Georges

COMPOSER, PIANIST, TEACHER (FRANCE)
BORN 14 Oct 1826, Paris - DIED 14 Oct 1910, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 15)

Georges Mathias studied with François Bazin and Fromental Halévy at the Conservatory in Paris. He also studied composition with Kalkbrenner and piano with Chopin. In 1848 he won a second grand prix de Rome.

From 1862 to 1893 he taught piano at the Conservatory and among hus students were Teresa Carreño, Paul Dukas and Erik Satie. He also worked as a concert pianist. In 1864 he was the principal pianist during the premiere of Rossini's "Petite messe solennelle". In 1872 he received the Légion d'honneur.

Related persons
• was pupil to Chopin, Frédéric
• was pupil to Halévy, Fromental
• was pupil to Kalkbrenner, Friedrich Wilhelm

Images

The grave of Georges Mathias at the Cimetière Montmartre, Paris.
Picture by Androom (20 Feb 2016)

 

Sources
Georges Mathias - Wikipedia


Matisse, Henri

Published: 27 Oct 2019
Last update: 27 Oct 2019