Pierre-Octave Ferroud (1900 - 1936)
Pierre-Octave Ferroud (6 January 1900 – 17 August 1936) was a French composer of classical music.
He was born in Chasselay, Rhône, near Lyon. He went to Lyon, to Strasbourg (for military service from 1920-2) where he studied with Guy Ropartz, and again to Lyon where he was for a time an associate and "disciple" of Florent Schmitt, and a pupil of Georges Martin Witkowski. He then travelled to Paris in 1923, where he later founded with Henry Barraud, Jean Rivier and Emmanuel Bondeville Triton, a contemporary music society (in 1932).
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