Émile Pessard

Émile Pessard Sheet Music

  • Born
    29th May 1843
  • Died
    10th February 1917
  • Birthplace
    Paris, France

Émile Louis Fortuné Pessard was a French composer. Pessard was born and died in Paris. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire where he won 1st prize in Harmony. In 1866 he won the Grand Prix de Rome with his cantata Dalila which was performed at the Paris Opera on February 21, 1867. From 1878 to 1880 he was inspector of singing at Paris Schools, in 1881 he became professor of Harmony at the Paris Conservatory. His students included William Molard Albert Seitz and Justin Élie. After 1895 he was a critic and director. He composed many comic operas and operettas, as well as masses.

Title Form Instrument
Les deux normands Duet Voice(s) and Piano
Piece No.2, Op.28 Duet Solo Instrument and Piano
Piece No.4 for Flute and Piano, Op.75 Duet Solo Instrument and Piano
Galop de concert, Op.17 Galop Piano
Impromptu, Op.12 Impromptu Piano
Célèbre entr'acte symphonique Intermezzi Orchestra
Berceuse Lullaby/Berceuse Voice(s) and Piano
Grande marche, Op.2 March Orchestra
Mazurka No.2, Op.7 Mazurka Piano
Mazurka No.3, Op.14 Mazurka Piano
La résurrection de la terre, Op.117 Melodrama Chamber group
Dalila Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
La cruche cassée Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
La dame de trèfle Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le capitaine Fracasse Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le char Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Tabarin Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
20 Pièces nouvelles, Op.26 Piano piece Piano
25 Pièces pour piano, Op.20 Piano piece Piano
Méditation, Op.13 Piano piece Piano