Pleyel, Camille



Son of Ignaz Pleyel; born at Strasburg, and died at Paris. His father and Dussek were his teachers, and for a time he resided in London but returned to Paris and became a partner of his father's in the piano-house. On his death he was succeeded by Auguste Wolff. He composed a few pieces for, piano, some with strings; duets; trios; quartets; sonatas; fantasias; nocturnes; etc., and was a good pianist.