French pianist who was simply a favorite performer in his day time. His compositions included “THE TINY Silver Seafood” and “La perle du soir,” among numerous others. He researched in the Paris Conservatoire, where he accomplished a Second Reward for solfege and a leading accessit. He was a fixture for the concert circuit, garnering acclaim for his drawing-room and dream pieces. He passed away through the siege of Paris in 1870. He was a modern of Georges Bizet.