Frederic Marc Antonie Venua (1788 - 1872)
Born: 1788, Paris, France.
Died: Circa November 1872, St. Thomas (near Exeter), Devonshire, England.
Born to an Italian family in France, Venua attended the Paris Conservatory, & studied composition in London. He directed and composed for the ballet orchestra at the King?s Theater, and belonged the British Royal Society of Musicians. He retired to Exeter in 1858.