Desire Magnus

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Birthday
13, 1828
Birthplace
Brussels, Belgium
Death Date
Dec 17, 1883 (55)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1828
Birthplace
Brussels, Belgium
Death Date
Dec 17, 1883 (55)

About

Concert pianist who also composed salon music under the pseudonym D Magnus.

Before Fame

He studied at the Brussels Conservatory and was given First Prize in 1843.

Trivia

He was the inspiration for an 1867 lithograph by Amédée de Noé.

Family Life

He was born in Brussels and died in Paris.

Associated With

His 1869 composition Rienzi, opéra de R. Wagner, Fantaisie-militaire, Op. 133, was a paraphrase on Rienzi by Richard Wagner.