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Fromentmal HalevyItem #: HL.00332475
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Written by Ruth Jordan.
His Life & Music. Limelight. With Hardcover. 5.5x8.75 inches. 240 pages. Published by Limelight Editions. (HL.00332475)
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Jordan paints a rich portrait of Halévy at the height of his powers in the mid-1850s. A prolific output included at least one new opera a year, occasionally three...he was renowned as a productive public speaker, author of learned papers...a supporter of young artists, much loved professor of composition to Saint-Saëns, Gounod and Bizet, a husband and father of two daughters.