Chronology of Magnard



June 9, 1865 Birth in Paris of Lucien-Dennis Gabriel-Albéric Magnard, son of Francis Magnard, old committed to the perception of the City precinct become journalist to the Figaro, and of Bauduer Émélie, girl of modest tradesmen in bloom artificial.
April 1869 Dead of Bauduer Émélie, mother of the musician.
1870Albéric sees a Prussians troop making the exercise on the place of Fontenay-Under-Wood.
1879Albéric Magnard follows the courses of piano of Charles Delioux, enter to the lycée Carnot where he is a regular and brilliant pupil. Francis Magnard is promoted editor-in-chief of the Figaro to the death of Villemessant.
1882Stay of 6 months in the St. Augustine's College Abbey close to Ramsgate (England).
1883A. Magnard passes his final exam of philosophy then made his voluntary service of one year to the 31st regiment of infantry of Blois, of which he takes sergeant with the no 1. He will make thereafter of the periods of practice to be reserve non-commissioned officer.
Oct. 1884 A. Magnard appears at the Law school.
been 1886 Journey in Bayreuth in company of Th. of Wyzewa, where he attends the representation of Tristan and Isolde.
Oct. 1886 A. Magnard appears at the Conservatory in the Class of harmony of Th. Dubois. He becomes friends with his friend G. Ropartz.
July 1887 A. Magnard is licensed in right.
Oct. 1887 Received pupil to the harmony, A. Magnard appears in the class of composition of Massenet. First serious compositions: In God my Hope and my sword for my defense (dedicated to his master of fencing P. Vigeant); Three pieces for piano, op. 1.
1888 Frequent the lounge of the of Bonnières. Received first price of harmony in July, he leaves the Conservatory and solicit the tutorings of V. d'Indy for four years.
of 1889 to 1893 Undertakes, assisted by his master, the composition of an orchestra Continuation in the old style, op. 2, of Six Poems in music, op. 3, of a 1st Symphony, op. 4 and of an opera: Yolande, op. 5.
February 1890 Makes the acquaintance of O. Maus, founding of the circle of the XX, that gives his Nocturne in first audition in Brussels.
been 1891 Assure the functions of orchestra second-in-command in the casino of Royan.
Dec. 1891 Meeting Julia Creton to the Wood of Boulogne.
1892 Write some articles for the Figaro (on the Song of the Bell of V. d’Indy played in Amsterdam; on the inauguration of the railroad of Jerusalem in Jaffa, where he has been sent like to report).
Dec. 1892 Creation of Yolande to The Currency of Brussels (the work only holds two representations).
1892/1893 2nd Symphony, op. 6.
12.3.1893 First complete audition of the 1st Symphony to the Artistic association of Angers.
1893 Composition of the Walks, op. 7, evoking the sentimental hikes with the beloved, and of the Quintet, op.8, finished the following year.
been 1894 Vacations with Julia Creton in Auvergne, where he begins the 3rd symphony.
18.11.1894 Dead sudden of Francis Magnard, in full activity. Magnard composes the Funeral Song, op. 9, to his father's memory, that he finishes the following year.
3.4.1895 Creation of the Quintet, dedicated to O. Maus in Brussels, in a concert of the XX. Second summer in Auvergne where he finishes the 3rd symphony.
9.2.1896 The 2nd symphony, op. 6, created by G. Ropartz, is hissed in Nancy.
16.2.1896 Marriage of Magnard Albéric and Julia Creton in Paris.
end 1896-1897 Assure the interim of the course of counterpoint of V. d'Indy to the Schola, this last being kept in Brussels for the repetitions of Fervaal.
1897/1900 Composition of Guercoeur, op. 12, second opera of Magnard.
14.5.1899 Give to account of author a concert of his works, that he directs himself at the New Theater. He wins the esteem of the musicians and critiques by it. Paul Poujaud and Paul Dukas become his friends.
been 1899 To the strongest of the revisionist country, Magnard resigns of the army. The Dreyfus business will inspire him between 1901 and 1902, the hymn to the Justice, op. 14, that he dedicates to his friend É. Gallé, the famous master-glassmaker of Nancy, theoretician of the art nouveau and first secretary of the League of the man's Rights in Nancy.
March 2, 1901 Birth of the eldest girl of the Magnard couple: Eve, in Paris (XVIe).
May 2, 1902 Creation of the Sonata, violin and piano, Pleyel hall, by E. Ysaye and R. Pugno.
1902/1903 Composition of the Four Poems in music, op. 15, and of the String quartet, op. 16. Scrambled with Choudens, Magnard publishes it himself, while resorting to the services of an edition cooperative: the Émancipatrice.
1903/1904 Composition of the hymn to Venus, op. 17, dedicated to Julia Magnard.
19.3.1904 Creation of the Quartet to the National Society, then three days later to the Free Aesthetic (Brussels).
11.4.1904 Birth of Ondine Magnard, second girl of the Magnard couple.
been 1904 The Magnards move Passy to Baron (Oise).
6.11.1904 C. Chevillard directs the 3rd symphony in the Concert Lamoureuxes: first and ephemeral breakthrough of his work in the general public; the symphony will be replayed in the same season. R. Rolland is enthusiastic for the work of A. Magnard and look for to make R. Strauss know it.
Dec. 1904 Creation of the hymn to Venus by G. Ropartz in Nancy.
Jan. 1905 Invited by Feruccio Busoni, that directs his 3rd symphony, Magnard goes to Berlin.
end May 1905 Engrave altercation with his domestic Bellemère, sustained by the village.
1905 to 1909 Compose his 3rd opera, Berenice, op. 19.
14 & 21.1.1906 The Society of the Concerts of the Conservatory gives the 3rd symphony, directed by G. Marty.
19.1.1906 The Related Quartet creates the Trio, op. 18, dedicated to P. Poujaud, composed the previous year.
1906 Disappointed by the staff of the cooperative the Émancipatrice, that treats it more in class enemy that in friend, Magnard has resort to printing to Prowl, of more classic type.
13.1.1907 C. Chevillard gives the hymn to Venus in the Concert Lamoureuxes.
5.3.1907 The Trio is played the Free Aesthetic, with the involvement of B. Selva, E. Chaumont and J. Kuhner.
17.5.1907 Bind by contract to the Mutual edition of the Schola, cooperative of edition and sale.
23.2.1908 The third act of Guercoeur is created in Nancy by G. Ropartz. Merely local success; the Parisian critique having abstained. Julia Magnard falls sick of disappointment.
1909 The Quintet, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and piano is played by the modern Society of wind instruments (Le Havre).
31.1.1909 G. Martin Witkowski gives the 3rd symphony to the Philharmonic Society of Lyons.
From the fall 1909 Magnard appears in the musical Section of the Committee of the fall Lounge, to the sides of all musicians dedicated of the moment,: A. Bruneau, C. Debussy, P. Dukas, V. d'Indy, G. Pierné, Mr. Ravel, A. Roussel, F. Schmitt, D. of Séverac, P. Parent and O. Maus.
Dec. 1910 G. Pierné gives the first act of Guercoeur to the Concerts Colonne.
25.2.1911 The National Society, under the impulse of his young secretary, the composer Mr. Labey, give a Magnard concert where B. Selva and F. Pollains create the Sonata, cello and piano, notably, op. 20, composed the previous year and dedicated to G. Carraud.
15.3.1911 The Walks are played in public, for the first time, by E. Risler in the Concert Durands.
Nov. 1911 To the IVe musical session of the fall Lounge, the Related Quartet and Mr. Dron give the String quartet and the Sonata, violin and piano.
15.12.1911 Creation of Berenice to the operate-comedy (it only gets eight representations).
20.10.1912 The Related Quartet plays the Trio in the Lounge of fall.
1912/1913 Composition of the 4th symphony, op. 21.
Dec. 1913 R. Stick directs the hymn to Venus to the National Society.
1913/1914 Composition of the Twelve Poems in music, the last work of to. Magnard.
2.4.1914 The 4th symphony is Played, under the author's direction, by the union of the Women Professors and Composers, dédicataire of the work.
17.5.1914 R. Stick gives this work a better execution to the National Society.
August 1914 Try to get his reinstatement in the army like reserve non-commissioned officer, without arriving there in spite of his steps by the magistrate É. Cordonnier, an influential friend.
1.9.1914 Send his wife, his daughters and his old aunt to the rear, in Auvergne, and remain alone with his adoptive son, René Creton, in the domestic home of Baron-On-Oise.
3.9.1914 Magnard dies, the weapons to the hand, while wanting to defend his home "conceived like a microcosm of his homeland", against a detachment of uhians belonging to the army of von Kluck. His last work, Twelve Poems in music, is consumed with his body in the flames of his house.

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