Wormser, André



French composer; born in Paris. He received his musical education at the Conservatory, where he studied piano under Marmontel, harmony and counterpoint under Bazin. In 1872 he won the first prize for piano-playing and in 1875 the Grand Prize of Rome. Among his compositions are the three-act comic opera Adele de Ponthieu; the three-act pantomime L'Enfant prodigue; an "exotic fantasy" in three acts, Le Dragon vert; the three-act comic opera Riyoli; pantomine L'Ideal; ballet L'Etoile; symphonies and piano-pieces.