First valved cornet virtuoso who was simply also a well-known pedagogue, composer, conductor, and trumpeter. He examined on the Paris Conservatoire and immediately after, he started teaching on the École Militaire and his alma mater. He released the Trumpeter’s Bible, Grande méthode complète put cornet à pistons et de saxhorn, in 1864; brass players still utilize this reserve for research. He was created in Lyon, France. He produced a phonograph cylinder for the Edison Firm, which was set up by Thomas Alva Edison.