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Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896

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Personal name headingThomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896
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Variant(s)Toma, A., 1811-1896
Thomas, Ambrogio, 1811-1896
Birth date18110805
Death date18960212
Place of birthMetz, France
Place of deathParis, France
Field of activityMusic
Opera
Music education
AffiliationAcadémie des beaux-arts (France)
Conservatoire national supérieur de musique
Profession or occupationComposer
Professor
Director of music school
Found inGems of the concert band, v. 1 [SR] 1979: label (Ambroise Thomas) container (1811-1896)
In Music NUC, 1968-72, p. 541 (Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896)
LC data base, 2-7-84 (hdg.: Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896)
Amleto, 1882: t.p. (Ambrogio Thomas)
Oxford Music Online (Thomas, (Charles Louis) Ambroise (. Metz, 5 Aug. 1811; d. Paris, 12 Feb 1896). French composer and teacher...between 1837 and 1843 Thomas had no fewer than eight operas performed...1851, elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts...in 1852 he became a professor of composition at the Conservatoire...succeeded Auber as director of the Conservatoire in 1871)
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