Mereaux, Joseph Nicolas Lefroid de



Son of Jean Nicolas Lefroid. French organist and pianist; born in Paris. He studied music with his father. He was professor in the royal school of singing and subsequently professor of piano and organist of the Protestant Temple of Oratory. He is said to have played the organ at the Feast of the Federation in 1789. Some of his compositions are Cantata for the Coronation of Napoleon I., with full orchestra accompaniment; sonatas and fantasies for piano; nocturne for piano and violin; some sonatas for piano and violin.