Mailly, Jean Alphonse Ernest



Great Belgian organist and pianist. Was born at Brussels and educated at the Conservatory there as a pupil of Girschner. He then played at the Theatre de la Monnaie, was organist at St. Joseph's Church, in 1861 was piano professor at the Conservatory, in 1869 became organ professor there and also played the organ in the Carmelite Church. He made a good musical reputation for himself in France, England and Holland. He has written sonatas; fantasias; type pieces; music for the organ and other instrumental music.