Bentz, Auguste c1865-c1899 France Alsace, ?Bollwiller - Nantes
pianist, organist, 1888 studied piano and composition at Ecole Louis Niedermeyer in Paris, 28.jul.1890 first prizes in counterpoint, piano and improvisation, also won first prizes in organ and harmony at Ecole Niedermeyer, until 1892 organist of Notre-Dame de Clignancourt in Paris succeeded by his brother Jules, 1892-1897 organist of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port (Saint-Louis) in Nantes, 1893-1896 professor solfege, composition and instrumentation at Conservatoire de Nantes, 20.jun.1896 elected honorary member of Academie du Maine of Le Mans, 1895-1898 private teacher piano, harmony and plain-chant solfege, transposition and accompaniment at 2 Rue de la Chalotais in Nantes ; son of railroad employee Charles 'Charly' Emile Bentz (Strasbourg 21.apr.1826-) and Anne Marie Kohler (Bollwiller 30.mar.1838-) who married 3.may.1858 in Bollwiller ; brother of composer Jules Bentz ; feb.1893 in Nantes he married pianist/singer Angele Piedeleu (Nantes 2.aug.1874-), 1902-1943 as Angele Bentz professor of singing and piano at Conservatoire de Nantes

Title Parts


[] Gavotte. Piano
pub F. Durdilly, Paris 1894

[] Valse caprice. Piano
dedication: A monsieur Charles Schlosser, hommage affectueux
pub F. Durdilly, Paris 1894

[] Ave Maria
pub Loret Fils, Paris 1894

[] O Salutaris. Soprano ou tenor avec accompagnement d' orgue
pub Loret Fils, Paris 1895
pub F. Leroux, Nantes 1901

[] Offertoire, la bemol majeur. Organ
in Archives de l'Organiste Catholique. Sommaire de la 3e Annee, 3e Livraison
pub Procure Generale de Musique Religieuse, Arras 1901

[] Elevation, fa majeur. Organ
in Archives de l'Organiste Catholique. Sommaire de la 3e Annee, 5e Livraison
pub Procure Generale de Musique Religieuse, Arras 1901

[] Offertoire, la majeur. Organ
in Archives de l'Organiste Catholique. Sommaire de la 4e Annee, 1e Livraison
pub Procure Generale de Musique Religieuse, Arras 1902

[] Sanctus et Benedictus. 4 Voix avec orgue ad lib
pub Procure Generalede Musique Religieuse, Arras

[] Offertoire pour orgue sans pedales
pub J. Duthilt, Paris

[] Offertoire. Harmonium
pub Mustel, Paris

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