Bemberg, Herman


Contemporary composer, whose style is formed after the modern French School. He was born in Buenos Aires, of French parentage, and studied at the Paris Conservatory under Theodore Dubois and Jules Massenet. He is the author of numerous songs; a cantata; La Mort de Jeanne d'Arc; a comic opera, Le Baiser Suzon; the opera Elaine, which was produced in New York in 1894. The last work was very successful in London, with a cast which included Melba, Jean and Edouard de Reszke and Plangon.