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Auguste Bottée de Toulmon (the younger)

Auguste Bottée de Toulmon (15 May 1797 – 22 March 1850) was a 19th-century French composer and musicologist.

Auguste Bottée de Toulmon
Born15 May 1797
Paris
Died22 March 1850(1850-03-22) (aged 52)
Paris
OccupationComposer
Musicologist

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BiographyEdit

A polytechnician (1817), he had to leave the École polytechnique for health reason and became a lawyer (1823) then decided to devote himself to music. A student of Cherubini and Reicha, he became librarian at the Conservatoire de Paris (1831–1846).[1]

He was the son of inventor Auguste Bottée de Toulmon (1764–1816).

WorksEdit

CompositionsEdit

He is the author of several masses, one oratorio and one opéra comique.

MusicologyEdit

He wrote numerous texts on musical archaeology.[2]

  • 1836: De la chanson française au Moyen Age
  • 1838: Des puys de palinods au Moyen Age
  • 1844: Dissertation sur les instruments de musique employés au moyen âge.[3]
  • 1857: Instructions sur la musique

BibliographyEdit

  • Notice sur la vie et les travaux de M. Auguste Bottée de Toulmon: Read online
  • Tilman Seebass, De l'image à l'objet : la méthode critique en iconographie, 1988, p. 36

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robert Wangermée, Correspondance, Mardaga, 2006, p.86
  2. ^ Dezobry et Bachelet, Dictionnaire de biographie, t.1, Ch.Delagrave, 1876, p.341
  3. ^ Dissertation sur les instruments de musique employés au moyen âge

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