University of Leeds



Editor: Joseph Lambert Massart

b. Liège, 19.7.1811
d. Paris, 13.2.1892

Teachers: Ambroise Delaveux (in Liège, up to 1822); Rodolph Kreuzter (privately, in Paris, from 1822 - as a non-Frenchman, Massart was not allowed to enter the Conservatoire). In 1829 he finally became a pupil at the Conservatoire, studying composition with P. J. Zimmermann, counterpoint and fugue with Fétis.

Family: Massart's wife was the pianist Louise Agiaé Masson, with whom he performed duo sonatas.

Associates: Liszt (with whom he performed Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata, the outer movements very fast, according to Berlioz), Thalberg, Christian Urhan, the harpist Théodore Labarre.

Professional appointments: Professor at Paris Conservatoire 1843-90.

Pupils: Isidor Lotto, Henryk Wieniawski, Martin Marsick, Fritz Kreisler, Camilla Urso, Teresina Tua, Charles Martin Loeffler.



Title Composer Work Publisher Publication No. Date
Collection complète des concertos Viotti, Giovanni Battista Violin concertos 1-29 (Massart) Cotelle 1850 View
L'art de Travailler les Etudes de Kreutzer Kreutzer, Rodolphe Etuden (40) Alphonse Leduc 1893 View
Quarante études Kreutzer, Rodolphe Etuden (40) Alphonse Leduc 1890 View