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Paul Berthier (Composer)

Born: 6th February 1953, Auxerre, France

Died: 6th February 1953, Auxerre, France

Nationality: French

Paul Berthier was the co-founder of Manécanterie des Petits Chanteurs à la Croix de Bois in 1906. He wrote a doctoral thesis on the legal protection of composers which has long been authoritative and an essay on Jean-Philippe Rameau. He was the grandfather of the singer France Gall, father of the composer and organist Jacques Berthier (1923–1994) and great-grandfather of French producer, Raphael Hamburger.

He was the organist at Auxerre Cathedral until 1953. He composed the famous Christmas lullaby Dors ma colombe.

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