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François Auguste Gevaert (1828–1908)

Gevaert, François Auguste (gė-värt’). A Flemish composer and writer of music; born at Huysse, near Oudenarde, July 30, 1828; died in 1908. He composed several successful operas and was director of the Grand Opera at Paris, and later of the Conservatory at Brussels. His publications on the history of music, include: ‘History and Theory of Music in Antiquity’ (first part, 1875); ‘Treatise on Instrumentation’; ‘The Origin of the Liturgic Chant in the Latin Church’ (1890).