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(Jean Baptiste) Edouard Du Puy
|(Jean Baptiste) Edouard||Du Puy|
Opera and lyrical music
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Results for Edouard Du Puy DupuyE.:
Operas Ungdom og Galskab and Felicie, several ballets
and funeral music for Charles XIII.
Du Puy was a Swiss baritone, violinist, pianist and composer. He studied
the piano in Paris with Dussek, and became an orchester
member at the court of Prince Henry of Prussia at Rheinsberg in 1785, where he became
leader in 1787. He settled in Stockholm in 1793. Du Puy was expelled
there in 1799. He went to Copenhagen to sing in the opera. He there also
taught singing to the future wife of Christian VIII, with whom he was
exiled for a love affair in 1809. He returned to Stockholm 1811, where
he became court conductor and professor.