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NCFO Gouvy Concert Series

In the year 1899, the year after Théodore Gouvy’s death, his sister-in-law, Henriette, wife of Théodore’s brother Alexander, contacted the German musicologist, Otto Klauwell. She asked him to write a biography of her brother-in-law, Théodore. This does not seem to be an unusual request, because while Théodore was alive, it was Henriette who became his
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A truly unique composer in the history of music

I am continually amazed that Théodore Gouvy escaped the notice of everyone after he passed away in 1898. He was certainly one of the greatest composers of melody during the nineteenth century, and I honestly believe that he is in good company with such creators of melody as Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and Puccini. Make no
  • 1 Jan, 2014
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