Pleyel, Marie Felicite Denise



Wife of preceding. Born in Paris; studied piano under Moscheles, Harz and Kalkbrenner, and became a celebrated pianist when only fifteen. She played in Belgium, Germany, Austria, Russia and England, as well as in her native land, and was highly regarded by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Liszt, Fetis and Thalberg. From 1848 to 1872 she taught piano at the Brussels Conservatory. Her death occurred at St. Josse-ten-Noode, near Brussels.