Falcon, Mlle (Marie) Cornélie. Solo. 147. Born 28 January 1814, Paris. Died 25 February 1897, Paris.

Sociétaire: 22 December 1834

2d prix, solfège, 1829. 1r prix, vocalisation, 1830. 1r prix, chant, 1831 (student of Nourrit). 1r prix, opera, 1831. Opéra 1831–38 (début as Alice in Robert le Diable, 1832; Rachel in La Juive, 1835; Valentine in Les Hugenots, 1836).

Fauré, Gabriel (Urbain). President; Director, Conservatoire. 1e. Born 12 May 1845, Pamiers (Ariège). Died 4 November 1924 (Paris).

Sociétaire: 1 November 1905

President 1905-20

Retired 1920

Organist, Notre Dame de Clignancourt (1870), St.-Sulpice (1871–74), Madeleine (1874–96). Prof. au Conservatoire (composition), 1896. Acad. des Beaux-Arts 1909. Légion d'Honneur: commandeur, 1910; grand officier 26 April 1920. Celebrated composer; also essayist and successful teacher (Ravel, Enesco, Florent Schmitt, Nadia Boulanger).
 

Faure, Joseph (Marie), called Joë. Cello. 742. Born 31 August 1901, Limoges.

Asp. cas. June 1934

Asp. act. 18 May 1936

Sociétaire: 4 June 1937

Sursis: 1962

Retired 1966 (m. h.)

1r prix, cello, 1926.
 

Fauthoux, Pierre Gabriel. Trumpet, Cornet à pistons. 578 (erroneously, 576 in some records). Born 28 August 1865, Biarritz.

Appointed 1898

Sociétaire: 1 June 1901

1r cornet, trumpet II (as Vignal named trumpet solo, externe)

Retired 13 June 1925, declining sursis offered 2 June 1925 (m. h.)

1r prix, cornet à pistons, 1883. Concerts Lamoureux 1883–97. Orch. Opéra 1894.
 

Ferrand, (Hippolyte, Hippolithe) Albert. Violin. 332. Born 5 December 1830, Tours. Died October 1899.

Asp. cas 21 October 1856

Sociétaire: 20 October 1863

Second chair, violins I 6 October 1885 (joining Danbé)

Comm. mat. 1865-66 (repl. Lamoureux)

Archiviste-caissier  1871-72, 1880-81 (resigned to protest not being elected 2d chef)

Agt.-compt. Caisse de Prévoyance 1866-81 (resigned to protest not being elected 2d chef)

Secretary 1891-93

Retired 1893-94, declining sursis (illness; m. h.)

2d prix, violin, 1849; 1r prix, 1851. Orch. des Folies Dramatiques, Op.-Com. (2d chef, later chef). Orch. Opéra 1850-58. Founder, Soc. de Quatuors Français (1862).
 

Ferrandi, Étienne. Violin. 858. Born 24 August 1923, Alger.

Sociétaire: 17 March 1966 [last member appointed]

Orchestre de Paris 1967; retired 31 August 1988

Garde Républicain.
 

Ferret, Robert (Alfred). Violin. 733. Born 3 January 1896, Roubaix.

Asp. act. June 1934

Sociétaire: 30 May 1935

Resigned 14 March 1938 (approved 9 April 1938)

1r prix, violin, 1915.
 

Ferrière, Paul Ferdinand. Cello. 191. Born 6 June 1817, Paris.

Sociétaire: 8 November 1842

Congé 1847 (16 November 1846)

Dismissed 18 January 1848 (absence)

2d prix, solfège, 1833. 2d prix, cello, 1837; 1r prix 1839. Orch. Th.-Ital. Orch. Opéra 1842–46.
 

Fillastre, Filastre, (Ignace Paul) Maurice. Cello. 570. Born 12 April 1867, Bordeaux. Died 1939.

Sociétaire: 15 June 1900

Resigned 2 June 1925 (fatigue; m. h.)

1r prix, cello, 1889. Register: "Réformé du service militaire."


Filocque, see Fréville
 

Flajollet, Vincent Augustin. Tenor. 435. Born 24 October 1840. Died July 1894.

Asp. en cas 30 October 1873; actif 12 October 1875

Sociétaire: 2 October 1878

Insp. Salle, 1885–86, 1887–88

Membre adj. 1888–89

Agt.-compt. Caisse de Prévoyance

Ch. Opéra.
 

Fleury, (Louis Joseph) Léon. Tenor. 165, 260. Born 23 February 1816 [register]. (?23 February 1814, Montpellier). Died 1875 or 1876.

Asp. 22 October 1835

Sociétaire: 20 January 1838 (replacing Boulanger)

Resigned 1 November 1839 (left Paris) [register: 8 November]

Reappointed 9 December 1850 as no. 260

Insp. Salle 1866–67.

2d prix, chant, 1835. 2d prix, opéra-comique, 1835. Op.-Com. 1836.
 

Florus, Louis. doublebass. 462. Born 18 May 1855, Paris. Died 1891.

Sociétaire: 8 May 1883

2d prix, doublebass, 1873; 1r prix, 1874.
 

Fontalirand, Fontalirans, Fontalirant, Marcel (Auguste). Violin. 723. Born 27 August 1895, Paris. Died 1973.

Asp. cas 5 June 1930

Asp. act. 11 June 1931

Sociétaire: June 1932

1r sursis 14 April 1955

Retired 10 May 1956 (age, m. h.)

1r prix, violin, 1921 Serv. mil.: mobilized 1914–19: 31e Batt. Chasseurs à pied.
 

Fontange, (Pierre) Eugène. Tenor. 363. Born 15 July 1837, Paris.

Sociétaire: 6 November 1866

Dismissed  24, 31 October 1871 (absence)

 

Franchomme, Auguste Joseph. Cello. 034. Born 10 April 1808, Lille. Died 21 January 1884, Paris.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

1r sursis 13 October 1868

Retired 12 October 1869 (sursis refused; m. h.)

1r prix 1815 (student of Levasseur, Norblin). Orch. de l'Ambigu-Com. (1825–26). Orch. Th.-Ital. 1827. Chapelle roy. 1828. Prof. au Conservatoire. 1846-84 (succ. Norblin). Légion d'Honneur 1852. Noted player of chamber music, esp. quartets with Delphin Alard. Composer of works for cello, notably 12 Caprices, op. 7. Teacher of Jacquard et al.
 

François, André (Charles Lazare ?Étienne?). Oboe. 761. Born 23 July 1911, Labuissière (Pas de Calais).

Oboe 1940–41, Eng. horn 1942

Sociétaire: 7 January 1943

Memb. adj. 1947-49

Treas., CdP, 1949-

Resigned 30 May 1959 (health, m. h.) [register: "April 1959"]

2d prix, oboe, 1931. 1r prix, oboe, 1932.
 

Franquin, Louis (Merri). Violin. 746. Born 24 February 1892 [register: 1893], Paris. Died February 1961.

Asp. act. 18 May 1936

Sociétaire: 11 May 1938

Congé 1943-44 (circonstances guerre)

1r sursis 1 April 1952

2e sursis 31 May 1953

3e sursis 11 May 1954

Retired 22 April 1955 (m. h.)

 

Franquin, Merri (Jean Baptiste). Trumpet. 540. Born 19 October 1848, Lançon (Bouches du Rhône).

Sociétaire: 5 June 1894

Retired 6 June 1900 (m. h.)

2d prix, cornet à pistons, 1876; 1r prix, 1877. Orch. Op.-Com. 1880–1900. Concerts du Châtelet. Prof. au Conservatoire (trumpet). Acad. 1896. A number of his trumpets are found in the Musée de la Musique, Paris.


Frécheville, Marcel (Charles). Cello. 705. Born 4 July 1902, Caudéran (Girond)

Asp. cas 3 October 1924

Asp. act. 29 June 1925

Sociétaire: 7 June 1927

2e solo 17 October 1931

1r prix, cello, 1922. Serv. mil: 31e Reg. Inf.
 

Frémaux, Paul Marie Aimé. Cello. 448. Born 27 June 1858, Marseille.

Sociétaire: 11 October 1881

2d prix, cello, 1872; 1r prix, 1873. Orch. Opéra 1875-89. Chef, Concerts des Fantaisies-Parisiennes, Exposition de 1889. Chef, Association artistique, Angers (1891). Chef d'orch., director, École de musique, Tunis.
 

Fréret, Léon Louis. Bass ch. 350. Born 8 December 1828.

Sociétaire: 25 October 1864

Retired 4 June 1889 (m. h.)

Opéra.
 

Fréville, true surname Filocque, Christoph Eugène. Tenor. 583(erroneously, 581 in some records) . Born 28 November 1864, Bassing (Meurthe).

Sociétaire: 10 June 1902

Retired 1914

 

Frey, Viola. 100. Died [June?] 1838.

Sociétaire: 25 April 1828

 

Fridrich, Charles Achille Joseph, called Fridrich père. Viola. 236. Born 6 April 1823, Paris. Died 1906 or 1907.

Asp. 18 January 1842

Sociétaire: 25 January 1848

Comm. mat. 1880-82

1r sursis 29 May 1883

Retired  10 June 1884 (2e sursis refused; m. h.)

2d prix, solfège, 1837; 1r prix, 1838. Orch. du Gymnase. Orch. Opéra, 1845–73.
 

Fridrich, Gustave (Marie Charles), called Fridrich fils. Violin. 455. Born 31 December 1850, Paris. Died c. October 1922.

Asp. cas 7 October 1878

Sociétaire: 6 June 1882

Comm. mat. 1884–86, 1888–90, 1892–94

Retired 19 June 1894 (m. h.)

1re médaille, solfège, 1864. 2d prix, violin, 1870. Orch. du Gymnase, Op.-Com. Orch. Opéra, 1869–82.
 

Furet, Charles Joseph Émile. Cello. 620. Born 28 June 1868, Lorient.

Sociétaire: 21 June 1910.

Resigned 15 June 1920 (to protest naming of Maréchal as cello solo without audition); resignation refused by the com. on grounds of lateness; congé granted for 1920–21 with resignation accepted as of 27 May 1921