Duvernoy, Charles, French clarinetist, teacher, and composer, father of Henri-Louis-Charles Duvernoy; b. Montbeliard, 1776; d.Paris, Feb. 28, 1845. He went to Paris in 1810, and was 1st clarinet at the Theatre de Monsieur and the Feydeau, retiring in 1824. Until 1802 he was also a prof, at the Cons. He wrote several clarinet sonatas and clarinet duets.
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