Francis Lucien Joseph Thomé (Composer)
Born: 18th October 1850, Port Louis, Mauritius
Died: 16th November 1909, Paris, France
Francis Thomé was a French pianist and composer.
He was born in Port Louis, Mauritius, and studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Jules Duprato and Ambroise Thomas. After leaving the Conservatoire, he became well known as a composer of salon pieces and was in demand as a pianist and teacher. His music was particularly successful in the French provinces, and two of his operas were first performed outside Paris.