Charles Lucièn Lambert
The son of the musician Charles Richard Lambert , who was one of Edmond Dédés' teachers , and a Creole mother, like his half-brother Sidney Lambert, had his first music lessons from his father. In the 1850s he lived in Paris, where in 1854 his first composition, the piano piece L'Angélus au monastère: Prière , appeared. His son Lucien-Léon Guillaume Lambert , who was also known as a composer, was born in France in 1858 .
In the 1860s, Lambert went to Brazil with his family, where he opened a piano and music store and eventually became a member of the Brazilian National Institute of Music . In 1869 he appeared with his son in one of the concerts that Louis Moreau Gottschalk gave with a line-up of more than thirty pianists. He later became the first teacher of the Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, born in 1863 .
In addition to piano pieces, Lambert also composed the four-act opera La flamenca based on a libretto by Henri Cain and Eugène Edward Adenis , which was published in 1899 and premiered at the Théâtre Municipal in Paris .
|SURNAME||Lambert, Charles Lucièn|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Lambert Sr., Lucièn|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1828 or 1829|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||New Orleans|
|DATE OF DEATH||1896|