Wacquez, Félix Victor. Violin. 454. Born 23 January 1835, Paris. Died c. 28 April 1893.

Sociétaire: 6 June 1882

Agt.-compt., Caisse de Prévoyance, 1890-93

Died, see above.

 

Wallez, Jean-Pierre. Violin. 837. Born 18 March 1939, Lille 59.

Appointed 1961-62

Sociétaire: 2 March 1964

Resigned May 1965

1r prix, violin. Orch. Opéra. Orch. de Paris, 1 February 1975-31 August 1977.

 

Wallez, Amaury. Bassoon. 1965.4. Born 25 May 1937, Sebourg 59.

Asp. 18 May 1962 (2e solo and cbsn)

Sociétaire: 9 April 1965

Orchestre de Paris 1967

 

Wartel, Pierre François. Tenor. 127. Born 3 April 1806, Versailles. Died 3 August 1882, Paris.

Sociétaire: 4 January 1832

Dismissed 1844 (absence)

1r prix, chant, 1829 (student of Nourrit). Opéra 1830-46. Celebrated interpreter of Schubert Lieder.
 

Wenner, Émile Frédéric Ferdinand. Violin. 427. Born 15 November 1845, Lunéville (Meurthe).

Played from c. 1870

Asp. actif 5 October 1875

Sociétaire: 17 April 1877

Comm. pers. 1880-82, 1888-90.

Retired 1908 (age, m. h.)

2e médaille, solfège, 1861; 1re médaille 1862. 2d prix, violin, 1869; 1r prix 1870. Orch. du Cirque imp. Orch. Opéra 1872-97. Concerts Pasdeloup. Acad. 1889. Instruc. 1900.
 

Wesmaël, Lucien (Julien Jules). Viola. 774. Born 2 April 1915, Auby 59. Died 15 July 1973.

Sociétaire: 19 May 1946

Treasurer 1958-67

Orchestre de Paris 1967; died 1973.

2e prix 1939.
 

White, Joseph (José Silvestre de los Dolores). Violin. 362. Born 31 December 1835 [register] or 1837, Matanzas (Cuba). Naturalized 10 February 1866. Died 15 March 1918, Paris.

Sociétaire: 30 October 1866

Left Paris to tour America, February 1874. Congé 10 February 1874, 20 October 1874, 30 March 1875, 19 October 1875 (until 30 January 1876, with ultimatum to return).

Resigned 1877

1r prix, violin, 1856 (student of Alard). Prof. à la cour du Brésil (Emperor Pedro). Returned to Paris 1889. Composed a violin concerto (F-Pc ms 12451), string quartets, church music.
 

Willaume, Albert Gabriel. Violin. 563. Born 17 July 1873, Romilly-sur-Seine.

Sociétaire: 14 June 1898

Memb. adj. 1908-09

Resigned 1911

2e médaille solfège, 1887; 1re médaille 1888. 2d prix, violin, 1894; 1r prix 1895. Composer of works for violin. Acad. 1899.
 

Willent-Bordogni, Mme. Soprano. 178.

Sociétaire: 8 November 1839

Dimissed (absence)