Charles-Alexis Chauvet was a French organist and composer. Chauvet was born in 1837 in Marines in the department of Val-d'Oise. He studied under François Benoist and Ambroise Thomas at the Paris Conservatory, where he received the first prize in organ in 1860. In 1860 he became organist of Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin (Paris), followed by Saint-Bernard de la Chapelle and the Église Saint-Merri (Paris). In 1868 he became organist of La Trinité (Paris), where he remained with for 33 years in 1871 until his death due to a respiratory disease. He was succeeded by Alexandre Guilmant.