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French pianist, teacher and composer (b. 14 February 1843 in [[ Paris]]; d. 21 December 1919 in [[ Paris]]), born '''''Louis-Joseph Diémer'''''.
 
French pianist, teacher and composer (b. 14 February 1843 in [[ Paris]]; d. 21 December 1919 in [[ Paris]]), born '''''Louis-Joseph Diémer'''''.
 
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Louis studied at the [[Paris]] Conservatory from the age of ten, under Antoine François Marmontel (piano), [[Ambroise Thomas]] (composition) and François Benoist (organ). After his graduation in 1861 he taught piano and gave regularly concerts, touring with Pablo de Sarasate. In 1887 he succeeded Marmontel as professor at the Conservatory, where he continued to compose, teach and perform.
 
Louis studied at the [[Paris]] Conservatory from the age of ten, under Antoine François Marmontel (piano), [[Ambroise Thomas]] (composition) and François Benoist (organ). After his graduation in 1861 he taught piano and gave regularly concerts, touring with Pablo de Sarasate. In 1887 he succeeded Marmontel as professor at the Conservatory, where he continued to compose, teach and perform.
  
==Tchaikovsky's Works Dedicated to Louis Diémer==
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==Dedications==
* [[Piano Concerto No. 3]] in E-flat major, Op. 75 (1893).
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In 1893 Tchaikovsky dedicated his [[Piano Concerto No. 3]] in E-flat major, Op. 75 (1893), to Diémer.
  
 
==Correspondence with Tchaikovsky==
 
==Correspondence with Tchaikovsky==
3 letters from Tchaikovsky to Louis Diémer have survived, dating from 1887 and 1888, of those highlighted in bold are available in English translations on this website:
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3 letters from Tchaikovsky to Louis Diémer have survived, dating from 1887 and 1888, all of which have been translated into English on this website:
 
* '''[[Letter 3177b]]''' – 10/22 February 1887, from [[Maydanovo]]
 
* '''[[Letter 3177b]]''' – 10/22 February 1887, from [[Maydanovo]]
 
* '''[[Letter 3504]]''' – 23 February/6 March 1888, from [[Paris]]
 
* '''[[Letter 3504]]''' – 23 February/6 March 1888, from [[Paris]]
* [[Letter 3514a ]] – 7/19 March 1888, from [[Paris]]
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* '''[[Letter 3514a]]''' – 7/19 March 1888, from [[Paris]]
  
 
5 letters from Louis Diémer to Tchaikovsky, dating from 1888 and 1889, are preserved in the [[Klin]] House-Museum archive.
 
5 letters from Louis Diémer to Tchaikovsky, dating from 1888 and 1889, are preserved in the [[Klin]] House-Museum archive.
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==Bibliography==
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* {{bib|2013/35}} (2013)
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* {{bib|2018/12}} (2018)
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Latest revision as of 12:26, 3 December 2019

Louis Diémer (1843-1919)

French pianist, teacher and composer (b. 14 February 1843 in Paris; d. 21 December 1919 in Paris), born Louis-Joseph Diémer.

Louis studied at the Paris Conservatory from the age of ten, under Antoine François Marmontel (piano), Ambroise Thomas (composition) and François Benoist (organ). After his graduation in 1861 he taught piano and gave regularly concerts, touring with Pablo de Sarasate. In 1887 he succeeded Marmontel as professor at the Conservatory, where he continued to compose, teach and perform.

Dedications

In 1893 Tchaikovsky dedicated his Piano Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 75 (1893), to Diémer.

Correspondence with Tchaikovsky

3 letters from Tchaikovsky to Louis Diémer have survived, dating from 1887 and 1888, all of which have been translated into English on this website:

5 letters from Louis Diémer to Tchaikovsky, dating from 1888 and 1889, are preserved in the Klin House-Museum archive.

Bibliography

External Links