Sociétaires by Alphabetical Order
 

Abadie, Albert. Horn. 818. Born 19 October 1932, Avre sur l'Adour (Landes).

Sociétaire: 10 February 1958 (4e cor)

Resigned

1r prix 1955
 

Adam, Louis Henri or Henry. Bass ch. 309. Born 1 July 1821, Versailles. Died late October 1867.

Asp. 13 November 1854

Sociétaire: 8 December 1857

2d prix, cor à pistons, 1838; 1r prix 1841.
 

Adam, Pierre. Viola. 335. Born 4 October 1820. Died 1890 or 1891.

Sociétaire: 20 October 1863

1r sursis 7 June 1881

2e sursis 30 May 1882

3e sursis 29 May 1883

4e sursis 10 June 1884; declined 17 June 1884 (m. h.)

Viola solo, Orch. Opéra.
 

Adriano, Albert (François). Trumpet. 745. Born 4 or 5 May 1900, Marseille.

Appointed trumpet III, replacing Carrière (deceased), 31 December 1935

Sociétaire: 4 June 1937

Congé 1939-40 10 May 1939, 1940-41 [repurchased his shares of CdP]

Sursis 1959

Sursis 28 May 1960 (also congé 1960-61)

Retired 2 March 1962 (m. h.)

1r prix, trumpet, 1922.
 

Aimès, Aymes, Alexandre. Tenor. 269.

Sociétaire: 23 December 1851

Congé 1867-68 29 November 1867 (illness)

Resigned 9 November 1869 (m. h.)

 

Alard, (Jean) Delphin. Violin. 145. Born 8 March 1815, Bayonne. Died 22 February 1888, Paris.

Sociétaire: 12 January 1834

Principal vn. II, 17 November 1844

Resigned 14 November 1848

Reappointed 12 January 1849

Resigned 21 November 1865 (m. h.)

Enrolled 1827; 2d prix, violin, 1829; 1r prix 1830 (student of Habeneck). Orch. Opéra 1831-33. Chapelle roy. 1840 (solo 1842); Chapelle imp. 1853. Prof. au Conservatoire 1843-75 (succeeding Baillot; taught Sarasate). Légion d'Honneur 1850. Composed études, caprices (op. 41, in every key), etc., for violin; an École du violon: Méthode complète et progressive (Paris, 1844); and ed. the anthology Maîtres classiques du violon (Mainz, 1863). Son-in-law of the violin maker J.-B. Vuillaume, from whom he inherited the "Messiah" Stradivari in 1875 (so called after a bon mot by Alard himself).


Alard, Alard-Guerette, Félix Léon. Cello. 531. Born 3 September 1863, Paris.

Sociétaire: 30 May 1893

Resigned 30 May 1911 "pour accident incapacité professionelle" (m. h.)

Concerts du Châtelet. Orch. Opéra 1889. Acad. 1898.
 

Albin, Roger. Cello solo. 797. Born 30 September 1920, Beausoleil (nr Mennton, Alpes-Maritimes). Died 1 June 2001, Strasbourg.

Sociétaire: 23 April 1951

Dismissed May 1954 (absence)

This resulted from a malentendu over playing a concerto with Rodzinski, presumably for the concert of 17 January 1954. Cond. Orchestre Radio-Symphonique de Strasbourg. 1r prix, 1936.
 

Alizard, Adolphe Joseph. Bass ch. solo. 184.

Sociétaire: c. 25 January 1841 (no date, correction in records)

Resigned 7 May 1844, though retaining soloist status

Opéra.
 

Allais, Achille César. Tenor. 303. Died 15 March 1863.

Sociétaire: 8 December 1857

 

Allard, true surname Alloud, Auguste (Joseph Guillaume), called Allard. Trombone. 484. Born 4 January 1850, Puerto Rico (Antilles Espagnoles). Naturalized 22 November 1886. Died November 1893.

Sociétaire: 21 December 1886

2d prix, trombone, 1872; 1r prix 1873.
 

Allard, true surname Alloud, Louis (Philippe César Auguste Frédérie Victor Oscar), called Allard. Trombone. 483. Born 19 [register] [14?] August 1852, Puerto Rico (Antilles Espagnoles). Naturalized 22 November 1886.

Sociétaire: 21 December 1886

1r sursis May 1912 (declined)

Retired 4 June 1912 (age, m. h.)

2d prix, trombone, 1874; 1r prix 1876. Orch. Op.-Com. (solo). Prof. au Conservatoire. Acad. 1890.
 

Alloud, see Allard
 

Altès, Henri Joseph (Joseph Henry), called Altès aîné or 1r. Flute. 266. Born [c.] 18 [register: 26 January] January 1826, Rouen. Died 24 July 1895, Paris.

Externe 11 November 1845

Sociétaire: 9 December 1851

Flute I 3 November 1868 (replacing Dorus)

Resigned 25 May 1869 (visited, firm in his intent; m. h. 1 June 1869)

2d prix, flute, 1841; 1r prix 1842. Orch. des Concerts Vivienne 1844. Orch. Op.-Com. 1847. Orch. Opéra 1848-76. Chapelle imp. 1853. Prof. au Conservatoire 1868. Acad. 1880. Composed works for flute, methods, etc.
 

Altès, Ernest (Eugène), called Altès jeune or 2e. Violin. 300. Born 28 or 29 [register] March 1830, Paris. Died 2 July 1899, St. Dyé sur Loire.

Asp. en cas 1845; asp. act. 9 February 1847

Sociétaire: 1 December 1857

Arch.-Caiss. 1864-70

2d chef 31 October 1877, replacing Lamoureux

Resigned 18 May 1881 (over commitment as 1r chef at Opéra; accepted AG 27 May 1881; m. h. 7 June 1881)

2d prix, solfège, 1844. 2d prix, violin, 1847; 1r prix 1848 (student of Habeneck). 2d prix, harm. & accomp., 1849. Orch. Opéra 1846; 2d chef 1877; chef 1880-87. Acad. 1874. Inst. 13 July 1889. Légion d'Honneur 1881. Composed chamber music and orchestral works, including a Divertissement on Auber themes for the Auber centennial in 1882.
 

Ambroselli, Édouard (François Joseph). Tenor. 391. Born 20 February 1834.

Sociétaire: 14 May 1870

Dismissed 4 February 1873 (absence)

 

Amédée Lanneau, true name Amédée François Lanneau. Viola. 003. Born 1 October 1784, Paris. Died 1832 [register], ?20 or 21 February 1833.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Comm. mat. (bibliothécaire] 1828-29

Répétiteur au Conservatoire. Orch. Opéra 1813.
 

Andrade. Tenor. 004.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Congé 20 March 1838 for family business outside Paris

Dismissed after not responding to correspondence, October 1838

Application for reinstatement denied, 19 May 1840

Presumably Jean-Auguste Andrade, b. ?1793, Gironde. 2d prix, voice, 1820. Composed romances and a Nouvelle Méthode de chant.


André, Lucien (Marius). Violin. 558. Born 22 May 1874, Paris.

Sociétaire: 22 June 1897

Resigned 1901 or 1903

1r prix, violin, 1891. Orch. Opéra.
 

Appaire, Louis. Tuba. 693. Born 22 August 1874, Paris. Died 1940.

Sociétaire externe, 24 May 1924

Sociétaire: 2 June 1925

Secretary, 1930-32

Comm. pers. 1933-35

Retired 30 May 1935 (m. h.)

 

Archaimbaud, Archainbaud, Mme, née Zolobodjan, Augustine Joséphine. Soprano I adj. 313. Born 18 July 1833, Paris.

Sociétaire: 12 January 1858.

2d prix, solfège, 1848; 1r prix, 1849. 2d prix, harm. & accomp., 1851; 1r prix 1852. Mme E. Archaimbaud, 14 July 1857. Acad. 1890.
 

Archaimbaud, Archainbaud, (Jean Baptiste) Eugène. Bass. 311. Born 21 October 1833, Paris.

Sociétaire: 8 December 1857

Resigned 28 January 1879 (m. h.)

1r prix, solfège, 1848. 1r prix, chant, 1854. 2d prix, opera, 1855. 1r prix, comic opera, 1856. Maître de chap. de St. Vincent de Paul. Prof. au Conservatoire. Acad. 1883. Instruc. 1895.
 

Asselin, André (Georges René). Violin. 655+. Born 24 April 1895. Died 6 May 1993.

Sociétaire: 1 October 1919

Congé 1920-21 29 May 1920 (to accept employment in Angers)

Congé 1921-22

1r prix, violin, 1917. Prof. au Conservatoire, 1942. Légion d'Honneur. Crois de Guerre 1914-18.
 

Auber, Daniel (François Esprit). President; Director, Conservatoire. 1b (1bis). Born 29 January 1782, Caen. Died 12 or 13 May 1871, Paris [register: 11 May 1871] .

Sociétaire: 1 May 1842, succeeding Cherubini

Died

Director, Conservatoire (1842-70). Légion d'Honneur 1825. Institute 1829. Director, Chapelle imp., 1853. Celebrated composer (La Muette de Portici, 1828; Fra Diavolo, 1830); author of books on counterpoint, fugue, and solfège.
 

Aubert, (Louis) Auguste. Bass ch. 497. Born 3 November 1849, Bagnolet.

Sociétaire adj. 17 November 1885, advanced to full membership 30 October 1888

1r sursis 1910-11

Retired 30 May 1911 (age, m. h.)

 

Aubert, Louis (Mathieu Chrétien). Violin. 575 (erroneously, 572 in some records). Born 24 December 1872, Arles.

Asp. 1900

Sociétaire: 1 June 1901

Congé 1921-23

Retired 8 May 1923 (m. h.)

Orch. Opéra.
 

Aubéry, Jean Pierre. Bass ch. 410. Born 19 August 1841, Entrechaux (Vaucluse). Died 12 March 1905.

Asp. 1865; asp. act. 26 March 1873

Sociétaire: 21 October 1873

Resigned 9 June 1896 (illness, m. h.)

2d prix, chant, 1867; 1r prix 1868. 2d prix, comic opera, 1867; 1r prix 1868. 2d prix, opera, 1868. Orch. Opéra (violin) 1859-68. Concerts Pasdeloup. Th.-Ital. Th.-Lyrique 1868-70 (deb. Figaro in Barber of Seville).
 

Audan. Tenor. 214.

Sociétaire: 17 January 1843

Request for congé owing to fatigue from Op.-Com. responsibilities declined, 23 December 1845

Dismissed 27 January 1846 (absence)

 Op.-Com.
 

Audan, Joseph Marie Florimant (Florimond). Bass ch. 464. Born 6 January 1846, Ivry-la-Bataille. Died c. 1908.

Sociétaire: 8 May 1883

Resigned 4 June 1903

 

Auguez, Florentin (Antinoüs Pierre Numa). Bass ch. 393. Born 21 or 31 [register] January 1847, Saleux-Saloüel (Somme). Died 1903.

Sociétaire: 31 October 1871

Retired 16 November 1880 ("vifs sentiments de regrets" of com.; declining congé of 5 October 1880)

Opéra 1873-82. Th.-Lyrique 1884. Prof. au Conservatoire, 1899. Acad. 1891. Instruc. 1898.
 

Aumont, Henry (Henri) Raymond. Viola. 204. Born 31 July 1818, Paris. Died c. February 1862.

Sociétaire: 17 December 1843 [register says 10 December 1843, in error; date from Com.]

Congé 1854-55

2d prix, violin, 1837. Orch. Op.-Com.
 

Austruy, Charles (Albert). Violin. 506. Born 20 March 1856, Paris.

Asp. en cas 18 October 1887

Sociétaire: 1 July 1890

Comm. mat. 1908-10, 1912-14

1r sursis 29 May 1920

2e sursis 7 June 1921

Retired 17 June 1922 (asking committee not to grant 3e sursis; m. h.)