Menager, Laurent

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Menager, Laurent Gender: M
born on 10 January 1835 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 49n36, 6e09
Timezone LMT m6e09 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 19°45' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°30 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 16°57'

Laurent Menager


Luxembourg composer, choirmaster, organist and conductor who is often referred to as Luxembourg's national composer. He founded the national choral association Sang a Klang (1857) and composed many songs, orchestral music and operettas as well as music for brass bands and the theatre.

When Menager died on 7 February 1902, he had become so popular that he was mourned by the entire nation. Over 6,000 people, including representatives of 45 societies, attended his funeral.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate (acte n° 18) provided by Sy Scholfield.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Organist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Music teacher (Choirmaster)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession ("Luxembourg's national composer")