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Louis Diémer

 Photograph of Louis Diemer, pianist

 

 

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.