Lebrun, Louis Sébastien

BORN 10 Dec 1764, Paris - DIED 27 Jun 1829, Paris: 60, rue de Richelieu
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 10)

Louis Sébastien Lebrun was an altar boy at the Church of Saints-Innocents and at the the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. He became a music master at Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois in 1783. In 1785 he joined the Opera in Paris as a singer soloist and he worked there until 1791. From 1790 to 1800 he worked in the theatre both as an author and a performer. On 19 July 1800 he returned to the Paris Opera as a performer and he stayed there for over twenty years.

In October 1807 his daughter and future soprano Louise Marie Caroline Lebrun (d.1865) was born. In 1813 he married Louise Joséphine Émilie Percilliée (d.1856). His second daughter was named Anne Charlotte and born around 1816. In 1823 his engagement at the opera ended. He died in 1829 in his appartment in Paris.

• Daughter: Lebrun, Louise Marie Caroline


The grave of Louis Sébastien Lebrun at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (02 Nov 2018)


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Lebrun, Louise Marie Caroline

Published: 30 May 2021
Last update: 13 Jun 2021