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François-Joseph Fétis (1784–1871)

Fétis, François-Joseph (fā-tēs’). A Belgian composer and authority on music; born at Mons, March 25, 1784; died in Brussels, March 26, 1871. His music is admired for original harmony and a sympathetic interpretation of emotion; and his writings, especially the ‘History of Music’ (1868) and ‘Biography and Bibliography of Music and Musicians’ (1837), are respected by experts.