4th April 1879
20th October 1944
Gabriel Marie Grovlez was an eminent French composer and conductor. He studied with Gabriel Fauré at the Conservatoire de Paris, and taught at the Schola Cantorum. His main work was with the Societé National de l'Opéra, and his compositions were mainly for voice. Much of his work shows strong neo-classical influences.Works include L'almanach aux images, which are settings for the piano of poems, including Berceuse de la poupée and Petites litanies de Jésus.