Jules Mouquet Musical Artist
Jules Mouquet (July 10, 1867 - October 25, 1946) was a French composer. Jules Mouquet studied at the Conservatoire de Paris with Théodore Dubois and Xavier Leroux. In 1896, he won the prestigious Rome Prize with his cantata Mélusine. He went on to win another two composition prizes, the Prix Trémont (1905) and the Prix Chartier (1907). Mouquet became professor of harmony at the Conservatoire de Paris in 1913. One of his notable students was Léo-Pol Morin. Mouquet's main influences were the late Romantic and Impressionist composers. His best known work is probably his Sonata, Op. 15 La Flûte de Pan, composed in 1906, with versions for flute and orchestra, and flute and piano.
|Date of birth|
|July 10th, 1867|
1. Conservatoire de Paris Colleges/University
The Conservatoire de Paris (pronounced: [kɔ̃.sɛʁ.va.twaʁ də pa.ʁi]) is a college of music and dance founded in 1795, now situated in the avenue Jean Jaurès in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, France. The conservatoire offers instruction in music, dance, and drama, drawing on the traditions of the "French School." In 1946 it was split into two Conservatoires, one for acting, theatre and drama, known as the Conservatoire national supérieur d'art dramatique (CNSAD), and the other for music and dance, known as the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris (CNSMDP).