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Comte Vincent d'Indy

Other names: Paul-Marie-Théodore-Vincent[E6K]


Composer, teacher, and conductor.[E6K]
Raised by his grandmother, he was given piano lessons by Louis Diémer and theory by Albert Lavignac.[E6K]
Joined the National Guard, 1870-71.[E6K]
Attended Liszt's master classes in Weimar in 1973, and then joined Franck’s organ class at the Paris Conservatoire.[E6K]
Won the Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris, 1885, for his cantata Le chant de la cloche.[E6K]
Joint secretary of the Société Nationale Musicale, 1885.[E6K]
Premiered his best known work, the Symphonie sur un chant montagnard français, in 1887.[E6K]
As a teacher, his first pupil was Albéric Magnard.[E6K]
A co-founder of the Schola Cantorum, 1894.[E6K]

Place of birth and death: Paris[E6K]



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