Busser, Henri Paul

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Busser, Henri Paul (b Toulouse, 1872; d Paris, 1973). Fr. composer, organist and conductor. At 21 won Prix de Rome. In 1902 became cond. at the Opéra-Comique, at the Opéra 1905. Prof. of comp., Paris Cons. 1931–49. Wrote several operas incl. Jane Grey (1891), Colomba (1921), Les Noces corinthiennes (1922), and Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement (1948). Orch. Debussy's Petite Suite, Printemps, and other works.