Dancla, Charles

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Dancla, Charles Gender: M
Jean Baptiste Charles Dancla
born on 19 December 1817 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Bagnères de Bigorre, France, 43n04, 0e09
Timezone LMT m0e09 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 27°26' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 13°04 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 06°10'

Charles Dancla


French violinist, composer and teacher.

When he was nine years old, violinist Pierre Rode in Bordeaux heard his music; he was so impressed that he sent a recommendation letter to Pierre Baillot, Luigi Cherubini and Rodolphe Kreutzer. Thus Dancla went to the Paris Conservatory and studied with Baillot for violin and Fromental Halévy for composition. He was strongly influenced by Niccolò Paganini, who he heard in 1830, as well as by Henri Vieuxtemps.

From 1835 onward Dancla was solo violinist in that Paris opera, and shortly thereafter he became concert master. In 1857 he was made a Professor at the Paris Conservatory where he was a successful teacher for over 35 years. He died on 10 November 1907 in Tunis.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth data from registry ("Bagnères de Bigorre/sources : Gauquelin") quoted in "Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ou les labyrinthes du Temps: Art et géométrie temporelle" by Gérard and Julie Conton (Mémoires du Monde, 2015), p. 404.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Violinist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Music teacher