Pierné, Paul, French composer, cousin of (Henri-Constant-) Gabriel Pierné; b. Metz, June 30, 1874; d. Paris, March 24,1952. He studied at the Paris Cons, with Lenepveu and Caussade. He wrote a number of works, which were occasionally performed in Paris. They included the operas Le Diable galant (1913), Emilde, and Mademoiselle Don Quichotte, a ballet, Le Figurinai, 2 syms., several symphonic poems (Jeanne d’Arc, Cléopâtre, De l’ombre à la lumière, Nuit évocatrice, Rapsodie Lorraine, etc.), choral works, organ pieces, a song cycle, Scheherazade, and piano pieces.
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