Pierné, Henri-Constant-Gabriel

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Pierné, Henri-Constant-Gabriel Gender: M
born on 16 August 1863 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Metz, France, 49n08, 6e10
Timezone LMT m6e10 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 23°25' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 18°55 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 20°51'

Henri-Constant-Gabriel Pierné


French composer, conductor, and organist.

He won the French Prix de Rome in 1882, with his cantata Edith. He succeeded César Franck as organist at Saint Clotilde Basilica in Paris from 1890 to 1898. He himself was succeeded by another distinguished Franck pupil, Charles Tournemire. Associated for many years with Édouard Colonne's concert series, the Concerts Colonne, from 1903, Pierné became chief conductor of this series in 1910.

His most notable early performance was the world premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird, at the Ballets Russes, Paris, on 25 June 1910. He remained in the post until 1933 (when Paul Paray took over his duties).

He died in Ploujean, Finistère, on 17 July 1937.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 4


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (organist)