2nd July 1814
6th November 1865
Atala Thérèse Annette Wartel, was a French pianist, music educator, composer and critic. Thérèse Wartel was the daughter of a violinist at the Grand Opera, and leader of the Paris Conservatoireorchestra. She studied music at the Conservatoire, became an accompanist, and from 1831-38 taught as a professor at the Conservatoire. She was the first female soloist ever admitted at the Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire in 1838.