Sérieyx, Auguste (Jean Maria Charles)

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Sérieyx, Auguste (Jean Maria Charles)

Sérieyx, Auguste (Jean Maria Charles), French teacher, writer on music, and composer; b. Amiens, June 14, 1865; d. Montreux, Feb. 19, 1949. He studied in Paris at the Schola Cantorum with Gédalge and d’Indy, and then taught composition there (1900–14). He collaborated with d’Indy on his monumental Cours de composition (3 vols., Paris, 1897–1933); pubi. Les Trois Etats de la tonalité (Paris, 1910) and Cours de grammaire musicale (Paris, 1925). His compositions include both sacred and secular vocal works, a Violin Sonata, piano pieces, and songs.


J. Matthey, Inventaire de fonds musical A. S. (Lausanne, 1974).

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