Le Couppey, Felix


Pianist; born in Paris. He was a pupil of Dourlen at the Conservator}'. When seventeen years of age he became assistant teacher of harmony, in 1837 becoming a regular teacher. In 1843 he succeeded Dourlen himself as professor of harmony,  ive years later he succeeded Henri Herz as piano teacher. While holding this position he wrote many studies and exercises for the piano, some of which are still in use. He also published, in 1865, De I'enseignement du piano, eonseils aux jeunes professeurs. He died in Paris.