Poise, (Jean Alexandre) Ferdinand

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Poise, (Jean Alexandre) Ferdinand

Poise, (Jean Alexandre) Ferdinand , French composer; b. Nîmes, June 3, 1828; d. Paris, May 13, 1892. He studied at the Paris Cons. with A. Adam and Zimmerman, taking the 2nd Grand Prix de Rome in

1852.

Works

DRAMATIC : Opéras-comiques (all lsl perf. in Paris): Bonsoir, voisin (Sept. 18, 1853); Le Thé de Polichinelle (March 4, 1856); Le roi Don Pèdre (Sept. 30, 1857); Le Jardinier galant (March 4, 1861); Le corricolo (Nov. 28, 1868); Les deux billets (Feb. 19, 1870); Les trois souhaits (Oct. 29, 1873); La surprise de l’amour (Oct. 31, 1877); L’amour médian (Dec. 20, 1880). VOCAL: Oratorio : Cécile (Dijon, 1888). OTHER : Les moissoneurs, cantata (Paris, Aug. 15, 1866); men’s choruses; songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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