French composer known for composing several internationally effective operettas through the past due 19th century. One his most widely known oeuvre’s was “Les noces d’Olivette” in 1879. He was an organist in the Chapel of St. Joseph in Marseille. His debut like a dramatic composer arrived in 1862 with “L’Ours et le Pacha,” that was adapted in one of the favorite vaudeville applications by Eugène Scribe. His function mainly premiered in Paris with many adaptations showing up in the Western End of London. His dad Marius-Pierre was a tenor in the Opera-Comique. Marius-Pierre later on became a performing instructor in Marseille, after that director from the conservatory. He and Georges Bizet had been both celebrated French opera composers from the 19th century.