Palianti, Georges (Marie Vincent). Bass ch. 519. Born 18 January 1857, Boulogne-sur-mer. Died July 1904.

Sociétaire: 31 March 1891

 

Panseron, Auguste Mathieu. Tenor. 072. Born 26 April 1795, Paris. Died 29 July 1859, Paris.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Resigned 1830

Prix de Rome, 1813 (student of Gossec and Berton). Accomp. Op.-Com. Prof. au Conservatoire (solfège, 1826; vocalisation, 1831; chant, 1836). Composer of romances, operas, singing methods.
 

Papin, Georges [Adolph]. Cello solo. 500. Born 26 [register] November 1860, Paris.

Asp. act. 12 October 1886

Sociétaire: 11 June 1889

2d solo 16 June 1903

1r solo, 1906-07 (succeeding Cros St.-Ange)

Retired 8 June 1920 (to leave committee free to recruit Maréchal; m. h.)

2d prix, cello, 1880; 1r prix 1881. Orch. Opéra 1887 (2d solo 1889; 1r solo 1901). He was also an excellent gambist.
 

Pascal, André Raymond (Raynaud?). Violin. 656. Born 18 January 1894, Paris.

Asp. 1913-14

Sociétaire: 8 June 1920

Congé 1922-23 27 June 1922

2d violin solo 6 November 1930

Memb. adj. 1931-33 (term. mandat de ?)

Congé 1941-45 (circonstances guerre) [register: "congés?: 1940-47"]

1r violin solo (2nd chair), c. 1945

Congé 1949-50

Retired 11 September 1951 (m. h.)

Orch. Opéra.
 

Pasquet, Pasquier, Alexis Ernest. Doublebass. 327. Born 26 November 1825, Paris. Died 5 [register] or 6 January 1889, Paris.

Asp. 21 October 1856

Sociétaire: 21 January 1862

1r sursis 8 June 1886

2e sursis 7 June 1887

3e sursis 19 June 1888

2d prix, doublebass, 1850; 1r prix, 1851. Orch du Th.-Lyrique. Orch. Opéra, 1855-89. St. Roch. Prof. écoles Ville de Paris. Acad.
 

Passerone, Félix (Marius). Timpani. 740. Born 25 April 1902, Marseille. Died 7 April 1958 (of a heart attack following Hermann Scherchen's recording of the Berlioz Requiem at St.-Louis-des-Invalides).

Appointed 26 June 1935

Sociétaire: 18 May 1936

1r sursis 15 June 1954

Orch. Straram.
 

Paulin, true surname Lespinasse, Louis Joseph. Tenor. 249, 289. Died c. 1867.

Sociétaire: 2 March 1849

Dismissed (absence)

Reappointed 23 January 1856 as no. 289

Insp. Salle 1865-66

Retired 9 October 1866 (m. h. 30 October 1866)

 

Pavard, Pavart. Ophicleide. 073.

Founding Souciétaire: 4 March 1828

Resigned 1831

 

Pavoni, Arthur (Fortuné). Tuba. 739. Born 19 Feburary 1894, Nice.

Asp. act. 30 May 1935

Sociétaire: 18 May 1936

Congé 1940-41, 1943-44 (circonstances guerre), 1951-52 (illness)

Memb. adj.

Retired 11 September 1952 (m. h.)

 

Pénable, Jean (Lazare). Horn. 478. Born 31 August or 1 September [register] 1856, Avignon.

Externe 16 June 1885

Sociétaire: 18 May 1896

Comm. pers. 1898-1900

Solo 1909

Retired May 1914

1r prix, horn, 1882. Orch. des Folies-Dramatique. Orch. Opéra (solo). Acad. 1897. "Antoine Pénable" appears in the 1918 souvenir program, but the passenger manifest has Jean only.
 

Périn, François, called Alexandre. Chant. 494. Born 11 May 1847, Paris.

Sociétaire adj. 17 November 1885, advanced to full membership 25 October 1887

Resigned June 1892.

 

Perret, Mlle (Anne) Berthe. Soprano. 438.

Sociétaire: adj. 25 March 1879

 

Perret, Claude (Louis). Timpani, Percussion. 718. Born 27 February 1873, Pont-de-Vaux (Ain). Died 3 October 1962.

Asp. 1913-14

Sociétaire: 11 June 1931

Resigned May 1935

Aud., classe de flute, 1892-93, aud. classe d'harmonie (Pessar), 1894-96. Serv. mili: 1894-97; mobilized 1914-18. Orch. Opéra.
 

Perrin. doublebass. 074. Died 1835 [register: 1836]

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

 

Perrin, Jules. Bass ch. 476. Born 21 December 1851, Paris.

Sociétaire: 17 November 1885

Memb. adj. 1899-1900

Resigned 30 May 1911

 

Petit, Jules Émile. Bass ch. 329. Born 9 May 1837, Méru (Oise). Died June 1886, Paris.

Sociétaire: 2 December 1862

Resigned 12 April 1864

2d prix, chant, 1859; 1r prix 1860 (student of Révial). 1r prix, op.-com., 1860. Th.-Lyrique 1861-70; thereafter in London, Nice. Thereafter prof. in Paris and a successful sculptor.
 

Phély, André (Albert). Violin. 787. Born 6 August 1924, Essen (Allemagne; French citizen).

Asp. 1945-46

Sociétaire: 15 June 1948

Violin II, 2d seat, 7 November 1952, succeeding Eiselé

Retired at dissolution, 1967

1r prix, 1845.
 

Picard, Alfred. Bass ch. 234.

Asp. 16 November 1840, 17 December 1843

Externe, 27 November 1845

Sociétaire: 21 December 1847

 

Picard, Mlle (Mme Meyer, Mme Meyer-Heine). Soprano. 238.

Sociétaire adj.: 7 December 1847

Resigned 2 December 1851, happy to serve en cas

Resigned 1876

 

Picardat, Jean Silvain. Tenor. 118.

Sociétaire: 4 January 1830

Named 14 January 1839 to investigate irregularities in music distribution and oversee corrections.

Moved to ten. II, 11 November 1845.

Retired 28 October 1856 (m. h.)

 

Pichaureau, Gérard. Trombone solo. 780. Born 14 September 1916, Chinon.

Sociétaire: 19 May 1946

Comm. mat. 1954-62

Retired c. 1966.

1r prix, 1937. Prof. au Conservatoire, 1960.
 

Pichon. Violin. 645. [No birth information in register.] Died 1916.

Asp. 1913-14

Sociétaire: 23 June 1914

Orch. Opéra.


Pickett, (Léon) Henri (Ernest) (or Henri Léon). doublebass. 587. Born 19 July 1869, Paris.

Sociétaire: 4 October 1904

doublebass solo 12 October 1920

Congé 1925-26 2 June 1925 (illness, death of wife; he resigned but this was declined by the com. in favor of a congé)

2e sursis 28 May 1929

3e sursis 5 June 1930

4e sursis denied 11 June 1931

Retired 11 June 1931 (m. h.)

2d prix, doublebass, 1888; 1r prix 1890. Orch. Opéra.

 

Pickett, Lucien, see Gasparini
 

Placet, Auguste Francisque. Viola. 172. Born 14 October 1816, Ternes. Died c. 10 December 1888.

Sociétaire: 5 November 1838

Resigned 20 [register: 30] October 1839 (left Paris)

2d prix, solfège, 1830; 1r prix 1831. Orch. Opéra 1834-39. Th.-Ital. Th. du Gymnase. Chef d'orchestre du Th.-Lyrique, du Casino de Dieppe (1858-73), du Th. des Arts de Rouen, 1868. Orch. de l'Eden-Th. (violin).
 

Plantade, Charles (François). Tenor. 075. Born 14 April 1787, Paris. Died 26 May 1870, Paris.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Memb. adj. 1832-33

Secretary 1833-34, 1838 (resigned 23 October 1838 before 1839 season (other commitments; replaced by Meifred)

Insp. Salle 1837

Retired 24 November 1844 (com.), recorded 2 February 1845 (m. h.)

Employee of the Ministry of Fine Arts. Composer of romances and chansons. Son of the significant composer Charles-Henri Plantade (1764-1839).


Poirrier, Poirier, Alcide (Fernand). Violin. 657. Born 2 September 1887, Reims. Died 3 November 1956.

Sociétaire: 8 October 1920

Retired 15 May 1935 (m. h.)

1r prix, violin. Left 100,000 francs to the Caisse de Post-Activité.
 

Ponchard (aîné, or père). Tenor solo. 076.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Retired (m. h.)

 

Ponchard (jeune). Tenor solo. 111.

Sociétaire: 14 March 1829

Resigned 1831

 

Ponchard, Charles Marie Auguste. Tenor. 277. Born 17 November 1824, Paris. Died 1866.

Sociétaire: 5 January 1853

Resigned 3 March 1857 [reg.: dismissed, absecne, 1855]

Prof. au Conservatoire.
 

Ponchaud, Joseph Alexandre. Tenor. 442. Born 21 March 1840.

Asp. cas 20 October 1874; asp. actif  9 October 1877

Sociétaire: 18 November 1879 [register only; not in Com.]

 

Ponsard, Auguste. Bass ch. 385. Born 12 April 1843, St. Genix (Savoie). Died 3 December 1891, Bordeaux.

Sociétaire: 16 November 1869

Resigned 24 April 1874; dissuaded 5 May 1874 (so he could have five years, and get his pension funds)

Resigned 27 April 1875 [register: "May 1875"]

2d prix, chant, 1865; 1r prix, 1866. 1r prix, opera, 1865. Opéra 1866-75; thereafter in Lyon, Marseille, Rouen, etc.
 

Ponticelli, Joseph. Violin. 853. Born 1 September 1941, Paris XI.

Sociétaire: 17 March 1966

Orchestre de Paris 1967

1r prix, violin, 1959.
 

Poppé. Bass ch. 151.

Sociétaire: 2 March 1835, replacing Hébert

Resigned 28 October 1838

 

Porthéhaut, Portehaut, Portehaux, Étienne Marie, called Porthéhaut de l'orchestre. Violin. 287. Born 24 February 1827, Bordeaux. Died September 1896.

Asp. 1845; asp. act. 7 January 1846

Sociétaire: 5 October 1855.

Comm. pers. 1868-70, 1872-74, 1876-

Retired 7 October 1889 (m. h.)

2d prix, solfège, 1839; 1r prix 1840. 2d prix, violin, 1847; 1r prix 1848. Orch du Th.-Ital. (sous chef). Dir. de la Soc. Saint-Cécile, à Bordeaux.
 

Porthéhaut, Jean Baptiste Florentin, called Porthéhaut de chant. Bass ch. 254, 291. Born 18 July 1822. Died 1889 or 1890.

Sociétaire: 13 November 1849

Resigned to go to Bordeaux

Reappointed 28 October 1856 as no. 291

Congé 1878-79, 1879-80 (absence from Paris)

1r sursis 30 May 1882

Retired 29 May 1883 (m. h.)

 

Pouillet, Pouilly. Bass ch. 119.

Sociétaire: 4 January 1830

Dismissed 20 December 1835 (absence)

 

Poussard, Charles François. Timpani. 149.

Sociétaire: 2 February 1835

Resigned 15 November 1851 (m. h.)

Orch. Opéra. Berlioz mentions him twice, in the Mémoires: Lettres Voyages I/7 and II/5.
 

Prévost, Prévôt, fils, Alexis. Bass ch. 077.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Retired 18 January 1854

Opéra (Gessler in Guillaume Tell, 1829). Son of Ferdinand P., 078.
[Bonnaire's register of 1841 suggests that the "second" P. was, rather, Antoine-Nicolas-Thérèse Prévost.]
 

Prévost, Prévôt, (Pierre) Ferdinand. Bass ch. 078. Born 1800. Died 1879.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

1r prix, voice (student of Ponchard, Lays). Opéra, 1824 (Anacréon, Panturge). Father of Alexis P., 077.
 

Printemps, Mlle 1re (Mme Dudot). Soprano. 259. Born 18 October [register] 1827.

Sociétaire: adj. 13 November 1849

Resigned 1884-85

 

Prioré, Alexandre Charles. Viola. 486. Born 1 January 1856, Passy.

Sociétaire: 18 October 1887

Retired May 1903 (m. h. 9 June 1903)

A Gustave Prioré, perhaps a brother, was named aspirant en cas in 1885.
 

Proffit, André. Violin. 768. Born 7 December 1903, Paris.

Sociétaire: 4 November 1943

Orchestre de Paris 1967; retired 7 December 1969.

1r prix, violin, 1923 or 1925 (two different readings in register).
 

Pubereaux Ste. Foy, Charles Louis. Tenor. 210.

Asp. 10 December 1832

Sociétaire: 23 December 1844 [register says 13 January 1845; date from Com.]

Resigned 10 January 1856

 

Pubereaux Ste. Foy, Mme. Soprano. 222.

Sociétaire: adj. 10 December 1843

 

Puig, Roland (Goutrand Jacques Alexis). Violin. 766. Born 19 September 1919, Paris.

Asp. act. 10 May 1939

2e chef d'attaque des 2e violins 30 October 1943 (concours)

Sociétaire: 4 November 1943

Resigned 1 April 1952