Garcin, Jules

VIOLINIST, CONDUCTOR, COMPOSER (FRANCE)
BORN 11 Jul 1830, Bourges, Cher - DIED 10 Oct 1896, Paris
BIRTH NAME Garcin, Jules Auguste
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 07)

Jules Garcin studied at the Conservatory in Paris, where the under Clavel and Alard were his teacher for music, François Bazin taught him harmony and Adolphe Adam and Ambroise Thomas taught him composition. He won first prize for violin in 1853 and joined the orchestra of the Opera in 1856. After progressing to solo violinist he became third conductor in 1871. In the same year he was a founding member of the Société nationale de musique.

In 1875 he also became a teacher at the Conservatoire. Among his pupils were Henri Marteau (1874-1934), Pierre Monteux (1875-1964), Jules Boucherit (1877-1962) and Philippe Gaubert (1879-1941). He became chief conductor of the Conservatoire Concerts in 1885. In this position he promoted German works by Bach, Brahms and Wagner.

Related persons
• was pupil to Adam, Adolphe-Charles

Images

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

 

Sources
Jules Garcin - Wikipedia


Gardiner, Samuel Rawson

Published: 29 Sep 2019
Last update: 29 Sep 2019