Baron Auguste Mermet


Destined for a military career like his father, but abandoned this for music.[E6O]
Studied flute and composition with Le Sueur and Halévy.[E6O]
His first opera was La bannière du roi.[E6O]
His Napoleonic connections helped his career during the Second Empire.[E6O]

Place of birth: Brussels[E6O]
Place of death: Paris[E6O]



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