Daniel François Esprit Auber

Born: 29th January 1782

Died: 13th May 1871

Birthplace: Caen, France

Daniel François Esprit Auber was a French composer. The son of a Paris print-seller, Auber was born in Caen in Normandy. Though his father expected him to continue in the print-selling business, he also allowed his son to learn how to play several musical instruments. His first teacher was the Tirolean composer, Josef Alois Ladurner.

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