Francis Chassaigne

Francis Chassaigne

  • Born
    30th October 1847
  • Died
    21st December 1922
  • Birthplace
    Brussels, Belgium
Francis Chassaigne (also known as Francisque Chassaigne) was a Belgian-born French composer of operettas, songs, and numerous pieces of dance music for piano. The English-language versions of his operettas, Le droit d'aînesse (1883) and Les noces improvisées (1886) became very popular in Britain and the United States. Chassaigne was married to the Swiss-born operetta singer Louise Roland.

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