Taffanel, (Claude) Paul. Flute, Conductor. 370. Born 16 [p-v: 17, erroneously] September 1844, Bordeaux. Died 21 November 1908 [death certif.], Paris.

Asp. act. 1864-65

1st Piccolo 17 October 1865 (replacing Leplus)

Sociétaire: 15 October 1867

Fl. II 3 November 1868

1r chef, 3 June 1892

Retired 7 May 1901 (illness, m. h.; letter of resignation dated 29 April 1901)

1r prix, flute, 1860 (student of Dorus). 1r prix, harmony, 1862. 1r prix, counterpoint & fugue, 1865. Orch. Opéra, 1861- (flute solo 1864-90; chef 1890- ). Concerts Pasdeloup. Chef, Société classique de musique de chambre, 1872. Founder, Société de Musique de Chambre pour Instruments à Vent, 1879. Prof. au Conservatoire (flute); chargé à la direction de la classe d'orchestre. Légion d'Honneur 1889 (officier, 1900). Palmes acad. 1895; Officier Inst. pub. 1902. Author L'Art de diriger.

Married Geneviève in 18xx. His children were Marie-Camille Taffanel, later Mme Charles Samaran. Taffanel's papers remain in the family; see Edward G. Blakeman, Paul Taffanel (Ph.D. diss., University of Birmingham, 1993).

 

Taillefer, Paul (Frédéric Ludovic). Oboe. 824. [No birth information in registers]

Sociétaire: 11 April 1959 (replacing François)

Congé 1962-64

Resigned

2d prix, oboe, 1932. 1r prix 1933.
 

Taite, Pierre Marie. doublebass. 360. Born 3 March 1828, Paris. Died 12 [register] or 13 July 1881 (eulogy said "August")

Asp. 11 November 1856 (resigned)

Asp. act. 29 October 1864

Sociétaire: 4 May 1866

 

2d prix, doublebass, 1845; 1r prix 1846. 2d prix, harmony, 1851; 1r prix 1852. Organiste accomp. à St. Vincent de Paul. Cb. Th. de l'Ambigu, aux Variétés, à l'Opéra (1856- ).
Tajan-Rogé, see Rogé, Dominique Tajan-
Tarby, Mme. Soprano II adj. 345. Born 10 January 1829

Sociétaire: adj. 8 December 1863

 

Tassin, Robert. Horn. 849. Born 8 April 1943, Bauvin 59.

Sociétaire: 17 March 1966

Orchestre de Paris 1967

 

Garde Rep.
Taudou, Antoine Antonin Barthélemy. Violin. 397. Born 24 August 1846, Perpignan.

Sociétaire: 8 October 1872 [register says 7 October; date from Com.]

Congé 1886-87 (12 October 1886; health),1887-88, 1888-89

Resigned 8 October 1889 (illness; m. h.)

 

1re médaille, solfège, 1863. 2d prix, violin, 1865; 1r prix, 1866. 1r prix, harmony, 1867. 1r prix, counterpoint and fugue, 1868. Grand Prix de Rome, 1869. Orch. Porte St.-Martin. Concerts Pasdeloup. Prof. au Conservatoire (harmony). Acad. 1879. Instruc. 1895. Founder of Quatuor Taudou.
Télesinski (Tylesinski), Joseph Grégoire. Violin. 408. Born 19 March or 16 May (com.) or 20 April 1833, Warsaw.  Died 2 June 1876, Paris.

Asp. act. 1864-65

Naturalization applied for in  late 1871 or early 1872; complete 14 October 1873

Sociétaire: 21 October 1873

 

2d prix, violin, 1858. Orch. du Th.-Lyrique, de l'Opéra (1858-67). Concerts Pasdeloup. Solo concerts, 1861-76. Société de musique de chambre, 1873.
Tessier, Georges. Violin. 794. Born 9 April 1911, Paris.

Appointed 9 January 1949 (concours)

Sociétaire: 6 October 1950

2d solo 7 November 1949 (concours)

Secretary-General 9 January 1966-dissolution

Comm. pers. 1958

Orchestre de Paris 1967; retired 31 May 1970

 

1r prix 1927. RTLN.
Teste, true name Leclerc, André Joseph. Bass ch. 452. Born 5 March 1840.

Asp. cas 20 October 1874

Sociétaire: 11 October 1881

Resigned 6 June 1900

 

Teste, Xavier Napoléon Aimé. Trumpet. 418. Born 17 [register] [or 16] November 1833. Died 1905 or 1906.

Asp. en cas 19 November 1872

Sociétaire: 19 October 1875

Retired [1895-96] (age, m. h.)

 

Not a graduate of the Conservatoire.
Thévelin, Albert (Louis Antoine). Tenor. 522. Born 8 December 1844, Paris

Sociétaire: 15 November 1892

Retired 13 June 1905 (m. h.)

 

He was a retired doublebassist. 2d prix, doublebass, 1862; 1r prix, 1863. Orch. des Folies dramatique., Th.-Lyr. Later worked in Geneva, Reims, Bordeaux, Amiens, etc.
Thévet, Lucien (André). Horn solo. 757. Born 3 June 1914, Beauvais.

Asp. act. 27 May 1938

Sociétaire: 10 May 1939

Memb. adj. 1950-52, 1956-58, 1964-66

Retired at dissolution, 1967

 

1r prix, horn, 1937. Orch. Opéra (solo, 1938-74). Prof. Versailles Conservatoire (1948-81)
Thibault, Désiré (Dieudonné). Violin, 2d Chef. 412. Born 25 or 29 May [register] 1841, Arras. Died November 1906.

Asp. act. 8 October 1872

Sociétaire: 29 September 1874

Memb. adj. 1876-77

2d chef 17 June 1892, replacing Danbé

Resigned as 2d chef, 1 October 1901; replaced by Gasser

Retired 13 May 1902 (went to Monte Carlo for his health)

 

2d prix, violin, 1864. Concerts Pasdeloup (founding member). Chef d'orch. des Folies-Dramatique, du Th.-Lyrique (1875), du Gaité, des Bouffes-Parisiens, etc. Orch. Op.-Com.
Thierry, Eugène Édouard Désiré. Bass ch. 453. Born 12 November 1830, Amiens.

Sociétaire: 11 October 1881

 

Thomas, (Charles Louis) Ambroise. Director, Conservatoire; President, Société des Concerts. 1c (1ter). Born 5 August 1811, Metz. Died, 12 Feburary 1896 at the Conservatoire, Paris.

Sociétaire: 4 October 1871

 

Prix de Rome, 1832 (student of Lesueur). Prof. au Conservatoire (composition), 1856; dir. 1871. Légion d'Honneur: 1845 (Officier, 1858; Comm., 1868; Grand Officier, 1881; Grand Croix, 1894). Insitut, 1851. Celebrated composer of operas (Mignon, 1866; Hamlet, 1868).
Thomas. Cello. 123.

Sociétaire: 28 February 1831

Resigned 1832

 

Thomas, Louis Joseph. Cello. 336. Born 29 May 1831, Paris.

Sociétaire: 20 November 1863

Resigned 19 December 1891 (age, m. h. 31 May 1892)

 

2d prix, cello, 1852; 1r prix, 1853.
Thuillart, Thuillard, Adolphe Florimond. Bass ch. 401. Born 12 March 1829.

Sociétaire: 12 November 1872

Resigned 16 June 1885 (m. h.)

 

Tiberge, Jacques. Flute, piccolo. 821. Born 16 September 19[3]9, Le Mans (Sarthe)

Appointed 26 May 1957

Sociétaire: 9 February 1959

Memb. adj. June 1962

Chef de personnel 1964

Resigned 1966

 

1r prix 1942.
Tilmant, Théophile (Joseph Alexandre), called Tilmant aîné. Violin, Conductor. 085. Born 9 July 1799, Valenciennes. Died 7 or 8 May 1878, Asnières.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

2e chef, 18 October 1848

Chef, Vice-President, 5 May 1860

Retired 17 November 1863 (pres. d'honneur)

 

1r prix, violin, 1819 (student of Kreutzer). Orch. Op.-Com. Orch. Opéra (viola, 1824; violin 1826-38). 2d chef, Th.-Ital., 1834; chef 1838. Chef, Concerts du Gymnase, 1834-35. Chef, Op.-Com., 1849-68. Chef, Chapelle imp., cours 1852-68. Légion d'Honneur 1861. Brother of Alexandre Tilmant, 130.
Tilmant, Alexandre (Théophile Joseph), called Tilmant jeune. Cello. 130. Born 14 October 1808, Valenciennes. Died 13 June 1880, Paris.

Sociétaire: 14 February 1832

1r sursis 12 October 1869

Retired 1 October 1872 (m. h.)

 

2d prix, cello, 1828; 1r prix, 1829. Orch. Th.-Ital. Orch. Opéra (1850-77). Brother of Théophile Tilmant, 085. His 45 years of service recognized in eulogy at AG 18 May 1881.
Tisseyre (Tissère). Tenor. 340. Born 5 May 1822.

Sociétaire: 24 November 1863

Resigned 29 April 1873 (illness)

 

[Tolbecque summary:

1. Baptiste T., called T. aîné, viola (for SdC), b. 1797

2. Auguste T. called T. jeune, violin I (for SdC), b. 1801

3. Charles T., violin II (for SdC, but not elected sociétaire), b. 1806

==>Nos. 1-3 were brothers.

4. Auguste T., called T. fils, cello, son of 2. above, b. 1830

Another brother, Joseph-Isidore, was not afilliated with the Société des Concerts.]

 

Tolbecque, Auguste (Joseph), called Tolbecque jeune. Violin (I). 087. Born 28 February 1801, Hanzinne nr. Naumur (Belgium). Died 27 May 1869, Paris.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Resigned 1832.

 

2d prix, violin, 1818; 1r prix, 1821 (student of Kreutzer). Orch. Opéra (1824-31, viola, then violin). Frequent soloist with the Société des Concerts. Later played in London Philharmonic concerts.
Tolbecque, Auguste, called Tolbecque fils. Cello. 407. Born 30 March 1830, Paris. Died 9 March 1919, Niort (Deux Sèvres).

Asp. 27 January 1849

Asp. act. 8 October 1872

Sociétaire: 21 October 1873

Comm. mat. 1876-77

Resigned May 1877

 

2d prix, cello, 1848; 1r prix, 1849 (student of Vaslin). Th. and Cons. Marseilles (1865-71). Quat. Lamoureux, Quat. Maurin (1871). Retired 1879 to Niort to restore and replicate early string instruments. Ed. Le Monde musical. Composer of works for cello and a comic opera; author of the method La Gymnastique du violoncelle (1875), books on violin making, and a violume of memoirs (1896).
Tolbecque, (Jean) Baptiste (Joseph), called Tolbecque aîné. Viola. 086. Born 17 April 1797, Hanzinne nr. Naumur (Belgium). Died 23 October 1869, Paris.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Comm. mat. 1850-51

1r sursis 15 November 1859

Retired 20 October 1863 (m. h.)

Supported with annual secours of 400 f. from the onset of his last illness until his death (17 May 1868).

 

Student of Kreutzer (violin), Reicha (fugue). Orch. Th.-Ital. (1820-25). Conductor of Tivoli Gardens concerts and similar dance entertainments. Composer of comic opera, a popular ballet (Vert-Vert, 1851, with Deldevez), and countless popular dances.
[Tolbecque, Charles (Joseph). Violin (II). Born 27 May 1806, Paris. Died 29 December 1835, Paris.

(Never elected sociétaire.)

 

2d prix, violin, 1822; 1r prix, 1824 (student of Kreutzer). Chef, Th. des Variétés, 1830.]
Toraille, Henry (Henri). Tenor. 622. Born 13 March 1882.

Sociétaire: 28 June 1910

Dismissed October 1910

 

Tornié, Armand. Bass ch. 535. Born 26 March 1866, Paris.

Sociétaire: 6 June 1893

Comm. mat. 1902-04

Retired May 1914

 

Tortelier, Paul. Cello solo. 776. Born 21 March 1914, Paris; Died 18 December 1990, Villarçeaux near Paris.

Asp. act. June 1934

Congé 1935-36, 1936-37 18 May 1936 (illness)

Resigned 4 June 1937 (illness; later reappointed)

Sociétaire: 19 May 1946

Solo 1946-47

Resigned 1947

 

1r prix, cello, 1930 (student of Hekking). 1r prix, harmony, 1935. Orch. Monte Carlo (solo), 1935-37. Boston SO 1937-39. Prof. au Conservatoire (cello), 1957-59. Composer of concerti and other works for cello, a symphony, etc.; author of two autobiographical works.
Touche, Firmin (Claude Alexandre Léon). Violin. 560. Born 25 July 1875, Avignon. Died March 1957.

Sociétaire: 14 June 1898

Chef d'attaque, 2ds 1901

Resigned 4 October 1904

 

2d prix, violin, 1894; 1r prix, 1895. Orch. Opéra (solo). Prof. au Conservatoire. Acad. 1899. Leader of Quatuor Firmin Touche.
Toulon, Jacques. Trombone. 1967.4. Born 14 January 19333, Mouroux 77

Sociétaire: 19 April 1967

Orchestre de Paris 1967

 

Garde Rep.
Tourmente, Georges Édouard. doublebass. 642. Born 8 January 1866, Orléans.

Sociétaire adj. 1913-14

Sociétaire: 23 June 1914

Congé 1921-22 7 June 1921

Resigned 17 June 1922 (illness)

 

2d prix, doublebass, 1892; 1r prix, 1893. Concerts du Châtelet. Orch. Opéra.
Tournier, Jean. Horn. 737, 1956.4. Born 23 November 1911, Toulouse.

Sociétaire: 30 May 1935

Resigned 4 June 1938

Asked to fill seat of Hodin, retired, 2 February 1953

Readmitted 24 April 1956

Resigned May 1959

 

1r prix, 1934.
Tourret, André (Jules Lucien). Violin. 616. Born 10 February 1882, Amiens.

Asp. cas 13 October 1903

Sociétaire: 15 June 1909

2e violon solo, 1910

Resigned October 1913

 

Concerts du Châtelet.
Toussaint, Léon. Violin. 548. Born 10 September 1868, Metz.

Sociétaire: 4 June 1895

Resigned 15 June 1901

 

1re médaille, solfège, 1885. Orch. Opéra. Concerts du Châtelet.
Toutain, true surname Escoblas [Esclobar?], Emmanuel Charles. doublebass. 302.

Asp. 22 February 1846

Sociétaire: 1 December 1857

Retired 18 October 1864 (age)

 

1r prix, doublebass. Orch. Op.-Com. (1r)
Tracol, (Jean Baptiste Marie Aimé) André. Violin, 2d Chef. 544. Born 18 May 1868, Bordeaux. Died December 1933, Paris.

Admitted 1892

Sociétaire: 13 November 1894

Chef d'attaque, violins II 1904

Memb. adj. 1904-05

Secretary, 1913-19, 1928-30

2d chef 30 May 1919 (resigned 1923)

3e sursis 5 June 1930

4e sursis denied 11 June 1931

Retired 11 June 1931 (m. h.)

 

2d prix, violin, 1891; 1r prix, 1892. Concerts Lamoureux. Orch. Th. Eden. Orch. Opéra 1896. Légion d'Honneur 1930 (secrétaire)
Tramasset, Matthieu (François). Tenor. 630. Born 12 December 1876, Langoirou (Gironde). Died April 1915, Bois Lepitre ("tiré à l'ennemi; mort pour la France").

Sociétaire: 30 May 1911

 

Trévaux, Hyacinthe-Maturin. Tenor. 088. Born 15 December 1793, Nantes. Died January 1875, Paris.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Comm. mat. 1831-32

Insp. Salle 1832-33, 1836, 1840, 1844

Agt. compt. 1833-34, 1838, 1839, 1842-43, 1846-47

Memb. adj. 1837, 1840-41, 1845

 

2d prix, harmony & accomp., 1822. Maître de chap., Egl. de la Madeleine.
Triébert, Triebert, Charles (Louis), called Triebert aîné. Oboe. 279. Born 30 October 1810, Paris. Died 18 July 1867, Gravelle (Seine).

Sociétaire: 23 November 1853

 

1r prix, oboe, 1829 (student of Vogt). Orch. Th. des Nouveautés 1827. Orch. Op.-Com. 1830. Orch. Opéra 1834-39 and 1849-50. Orch. Th.-Ital. 1850. Prof. Conservatoire, 1863-67 (succeeding Verroust).  Brother of the famous woodwind instrument builder Frédéric Triébert, to whose work he contributed substantially. Uncle of Raoul Triébert (459).
Triébert, (Auguste) Raoul. Oboe. 459. Born 20 December [register] or 20 November 1845, Paris.

Externe prior to 1882

Sociétaire: 10 October 1882 (com. decision 11 July 1882)

Resigned 5 June 1888

 

1r prix, oboe, 1864. Mus. des Guides de la Garde Nat., Garde Rép. Orch. Opéra 1867-95. Concerts Pasdeloup. Nephew of Charles Triébert (279).
Trombetta, Charles (Joseph). Viola. 463. Born 1 September 1834, Metz. Died 1898 or 1899.

Asp. cas 1864-65

Sociétaire: 8 May 1883

2nd chair, first stand 6 October 1885

Comm. pers. 1892-93

Viola solo 4 June 1895

Retired 1 June 1897 (age, m. h.)

 

Troy, Étienne. Bass ch. 528. Born 21 July 1844, Toulouse. Died 3 June 1909.

Sociétaire: 2 May 1893

Retired 14 June 1904 (m. h.)

 

2d prix, opéra-comique, 1863; 1r prix, 1864. Th.-Lyrique 864. 1876-77. Régissuer, Op.-Com. Acad. 1899.
Truys, Pierre, called Etienne. Violin. 1967.7. Born 7 April 1922, Vienne 38.

Stagiaire 6 June 1966

Sociétaire: 19 April 1967

Orchestre de Paris 1967; retired 30 April 1987

 

Garde Républicain.
Tubeuf, (Louis) Eugène. doublebass. 421. Born 29 March 1825 [late register says 1827; see below].

Asp. actif 14 October 1873

Sociétaire: 17 October 1876

Comm. pers. 1878-80, 1886-88

Comm. mat. 1882-84

Retired 4 June 1889 (m. h.)

 

His sursis was denied because the personnel register (in his custody) had been changed to 1827 from 1825; further he had been a pensioner of the Association des Artistes-Musiciens, where pensions began at age 60, for two years. The determination was reached that he had, in effect, had already profited from two years of virtual sursis.
Tudesq, (Marie) Roger (Gaston) (or Roger Marie Gaston). Trombone. 650. Born 1 June 1885, Libourne (Gironde). Died 15 March 1963.

Appointed trombone II, 4 June 1912 (concours)

Sociétaire: 7 June 1919

Retired 3 July 1943 (illness; m. h.)

Registre: retired Juin 1941, repris de service 1942, décédé 15 Mars 19[6]3.

 

Tuffereau, Pierre Hypolite. Violin. 375. Born 25 July 1824.

Asp. cas 1864-65

Sociétaire: 14 April 1868

Resigned 27 May 1884 (illness; m. h. 10 June 1884)

Cons. (class of Baillot, Habeneck). Orch. Th.-Ital. (principal vn. I).
 

Tulou, Jean Louis. Flute. 089. Born 12 September 1786, Paris. Died 24 July 1865, Nantes.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Comm. pers. 1833-34

Retired 1856 (m. h.); 1857 went to Nantes

2d prix, flute, 1799; 1r prix, 1801 (student of Wunderlich). Orch. Opéra 1813-24, 1827-56. Orch. Th.-Ital. 1824-27. Prof. au Conservatoire (1829-56). Instrument builder, developing Tulou system of mechanism (in opposition to Boehm systems). Légion d'Honneur. Composer of works for flute; author of a celebrated Méthode de flûte (Mainz, c. 1835).
 

Turban, Alfred (Louis Guillaume), called Turban 2e or most often A. Turban. Violin. 411. Born 22 February 1847, Strasbourg. Died 4 March 1896, St. Cloud.

Asp. actif  8 October 1872

Sociétaire: 3 February 1874

Agt.-compt. 1877-79, 1881-83

Treas. Caisse de Prévoyance -93

Arch.-Caissier, 1888-93

Congé 1893-94 (illness) and resignation 29 October 1893) from functions as arch.-caissier (replaced by Rabaud) and treas. Caisse de Prévoyance (replaced by Lafitte)

2d prix, violin, 1870; 1r prix, 1872. Orch. Opéra 1867-73. Concerts Pasdeloup. Prof. au Conservatoire (prep. violin) 1892. Acad. [Register: Louis Guillaume Alfred]
 

Turban, Charles (Paul). Clarinet. 396. Born 3 October 1845, Strasbourg. Died 1904 or 1905.

Sociétaire: 8 October 1872  [register says 7 October; date from Com.]

1st clarinet (suceeding Rose) 24 May 1887

Comm. pers. 1874-76, 1882-84 (prepared the Grande Livre of Personnel)

Agt.-compt. 1895-97, 1897-98 (repl. Boisseau), 1899-1901

Agt.-compt. Caisse de Prévoyance 1899-1901

Retired 1 June 1901 (m. h.)