Composer, Performer, Arranger
Country : France
Born in Paris, with a Martiniquan father, he was selected in this youth by Lazare LÉVY, with whom he worked many years.
He studied at the musical conservatoire of Paris (CNSM) under Aline VAN BARENTZEN, Yvonne LEFEBURE and Lucette DESCAVES.
During his piano tessons, he also studied organ and clavichord under Aimée VAN DE WIELE, under Xavier GUERNER's direction, and also the art ofcomposing.
A variety of concerts in recital and chamber music gained him public renown and he went on the record music from Romantism to popular American tunes, suiting his Caribean origins (Gottschalk, Gershwin, Piazzola...). He doesn't forget French music, having recorded the entire works of Emmanuel Chabrier for the
His talents as a composer are shown in works for ballet, theatre, cinema, and more recently Chamber Music ("Suite en Septuor for trumpet, piano and strings').
He died in july 2006