Charles-Alexis Chauvet

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Born: 7 June 1837 — Marnies, Seine-et-Oise — France
Died: 1871 — Paris (?) — France
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Major Works

  • Andante in B Major
  • Marche
  • Musette
  • Quartre Morceaux de genre
  • Romance in Bb Minor
  • Scherzo
  • Grand Chorus en Ut

Recorded by Carolyn Shuster on CMA 2502. Neuf Offertoires de caracteres grades pour le temps de l’Avent et de Noël, Les XV Etudes preparatiores aux oeuvres de Bach, Grand Choeur en mi bemol majeur, no 12, des Vingt Morceaux, Andantino en re majeur des Deux Elevations, Andante en fa no. 4 des Vingt Morceaux.


Studied under M. Benoist and Ambroise Thomas at the Paris Conservatory. In 1860 became organist at St. Thomas d’Aquin, then St.-Bernard and St.-Mary. In 1969, was appointed at the new La Trinite, Paris until his death in 1871 and was followed by Alexandre Guilmant.

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