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Liszt & the Romantics
Luigi Cherubini
Ironically, (and hypocritically), it was the Italian-born Luigi Luigi Cherubini (1760–1842), director of the Paris Conservatoire, who denied young Liszt entrance to the august establishment on the grounds he was not a French citizen.

A master of sacred music, Luigi Cherubini’s importance as a composer lies in bringing Italian opera in French musical life. He was influential in development of French opera. In 1816 he was appointed composition professor at the Paris Conservatoire where he had immense influence as a teacher, including his pupil Jacques Halevy, who was Bizet’s teacher
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