Talexy, Adrien



Composer and teacher of piano; born in Paris. His early life was devoted to teaching piano, and in 1860 he undertook the management of a French Opera Company in London with Mr. F. B. Chatterton, This proved unsuccessful and he returned to teaching and to composition, writing six one-act operettas in the six years after 1872. He died in Paris. He wrote Etudes expressives, and Methode de piano, and many operettas, among them Le Gargon de Cabinet; La Fete des lanternes; Quand on manque le coche; Le bouton perdu; and Le secret de Rose.