Fernand Halphen - A Jewish musician in the Great War : conference by Laure Schnapper

Conference part of the cycle Experiences : arts and politics, of the EHESS

As part of the conference cycle : arts and politics, of the EHESS which took place on December 10 2015, Laure Schnapper presente the composer Fernand Halphen, who died for France mort pour la in 1917 …

The composer Fernand Halphen (1872-1917), who comes from the Jewish Parisien bourgeoisie, was a student of Fauré and Massenet.
In 1885, Fernand Halphen enters the Paris Music School, next to future great musicians and composers, such as Henri Rabaud, Florent Schmitt, Charles Koechlin, Georges Enesco and Reynaldo Hahn.
Lieutenant of the13th Regiment of Infantry During the First World War, he was one of the rare composers who created a military orchestra (1914). His carrier as a composer stopped prematurely, when aged of 45 years old, he catches an illness on the front during the First World War.

Watch the concert on Fernand Halphen at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme

Order the double CD on Fernand Halphen
Order the sheet music on Fernand Halphen
Order the book Fernand Halphen, du salon au front, under the supervision of Laure Schnapper

You may also like

Gala concert of the European Institute for Jewish Music – 4th edition

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11th 2018, 5h30pm, Salle Cortot - Paris, the EIJM invites you to its Great Gala Concert. SAVE THE (…)

The Hourglass, a musical journey through the Jewish soul

Concert organised by the EIJM and 3rd quarter of Paris’ Townhall, as part of the Festival of Jewish Cultures, on June 21st 2018, 6 PM, with (…)

Twenty nigunim for clarinet and piano by Claudine Movsessian and Martine Vialatte

The EIJM is proud to announce the release of a musical score, Twenty Nigunim for clarinet and piano, by Claudine Movsessian et Martine (…)

Release of a new musical score by Fernand Halphen at the EIJM Editions

The EIJM is pleased to announce the release of an original musical score by the composer Fernand Halphen, the Romance in E major for cello and (…)

Conference on the HATIKVA - Lyrical Odyssey, History and origins of the Israeli national anthem

A conference proposed by Théa Herz and the EIJM, as part of the Festival of Jewish Cultures in Paris, on June 13, 2018 at 6PM at the townhouse of (…)