BORN 10 Jun 1827, Paris - DIED 26 Jul 1887, Paris|
REAL NAME Masson, Louise-Aglaé
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 22)
Louise-Aglaé Masson studied at the Conservatory in Paris under Maria-Anna Coche and Louis Adam. In 1840 she won a first prize. After she started appearing in public she was engaged as court pianist by the Duchess of Orléans. In 1849 she married the violinist Labmert Massart. She frequently performed with him but not often in public. Hector Berlioz was a close friend and she frequently corresponded with him.
From 1856 to 1867 she was a member of the Société Armingaud et Jacquard that played works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann and others. In 1874 she took over the piano class of Louise Farrenc at the Conservatory in Paris. Clothilde Kleeberg was among her pupils there. She also composed works for the violin and for the piano.
Husband: Massart, Lambert (1849-1887)
was teacher to Panthès, Marie