Louis Diémer was born in Paris on February 14, 1843. He was
trained at the Paris Conservatoire in both piano and composition. In 1887, he
became a Professor at the Conservatoire and, in 1889, presented a series of
historic recitals. An accomplished performer, Diémer was also a composer and
teacher. A seminal figure in the French School of piano, Diémer died in Paris on
December 21, 1919.
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