Lysberg, Charles Samuel


Born at Lysberg, near Geneva. His name originally was Bovy and he is well known under the pseudonym Bovy-Lysberg. He first studied music in his native town and at fifteen went to Paris where he studied under Chopin and Belaire. Upon his return he was made a professor of the Geneva Conservatory. His principal compositions were for the piano and consist of all kinds. He died in Geneva.