Louis James Alfred Lefebure-Wely

Louis James Alfred Lefebure-Wely was born in Paris, France, November 13, 1817.

From 1847 to 1858 he was organist at the Madeleine, Paris, and from 1863 until his death at St. Sulpice. He was particularly known for his remarkable improvisations. His compositions include symphonies, “Cantiques” and offertories for the organ, and popular music for the pianoforte.

He died in Paris, December 31, 1869.