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 André Ernest Modeste Gretry

André Ernest Modeste Gretry

Birth
Liège, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Death 24 Sep 1813 (aged 72)
Montmorency, Departement du Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 11
Memorial ID 7753 · View Source
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Composer, born in Liege. Wrote many operas, also some ballet and orchestral music. The bottom photograph shows his statue in front of the Opera House, Liege (Belgium) - his heart is interred behind the grille beneath the statue.


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André Ernest Modeste / Grétry, / né à Liège le 11 Février 1741 / Décédé à l’Hermitage d’Emile / le 24 Septembre 1813, / repose / sous ce monument, érigé à sa mémoire / par ses neveux et ses nièces


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7753
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for André Ernest Modeste Gretry (8 Feb 1741–24 Sep 1813), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7753, citing Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .