Leplus, Gabriel

BORN 7 Sep 1806, Lille, Nord - DIED 18 Mar 1874, Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 22, en bas de l'escalier Samson, près de l'avenue du Tunnel)

Gabel Leplus was the son of Joachim-François-Joseph Leplus. He won first prize for flute at the Conservatory of Paris in 1825. He worked as solo flutist at the Opéra-Comique, at the Théâtre-Italien and at the Opera. In 1838 he married the singer Jenny Colon, but she died in 1842. In 1846 he married Antoinette Habeneck, the daughter of Antoine Habeck. With her he had three children.

• Wife: Colon, Jenny (1838-1842, Paris)


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


Leroux, Gaston

Published: 23 Jan 2022
Last update: 19 Apr 2022