Savard, Marie Gabriel Augustin
French writer, teacher and professor at the Paris Conservatory; born in Paris; studied composition under Bazin, and fugue under Leborne. He was a professor of solfeggio and later of thorough-bass and harmony at the Paris Conservatory. He wrote motets and other vocal pieces and is the author of a Manuel d'Harmonie; Principes de la Musique; fitudes d'Harmonie Pratique, and other theoretical works. His Premieres Notions de Musique, published in 1866, reached its fifth edition two years later.