Louis Joseph Ferdinand Herold

Composer

1791 – 1833

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Who was Louis Joseph Ferdinand Herold?

Louis Joseph Ferdinand Hérold, better known as Ferdinand Hérold, was a French operatic composer of Alsatian descent who also wrote many pieces for the piano, orchestra, and the ballet. He is best known today for the ballet La fille mal gardée and the overture to the opera Zampa.

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Born
Jan 28, 1791
Paris
Also known as
  • Ferdinand Herold
  • Hérold, Ferdinand
Parents
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Conservatoire de Paris
Died
Jan 19, 1833
Resting place
Père Lachaise Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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