(Bordeaux 1873 – Le Taillan-Médoc 1954)
Four signed autograph letters, dated around 1926, one containing thanks for the opportunity to submit his works to the painstaking critical assessment of Guido M. Gatti: “… Je sous remercie d'avoir fait gouter nun quatuor avec piano. Il a paru bien demcer, deux poémes symphoniques, un, intitulé "Nucturne de Primtemps", l'autre "Marche Francaise" …”. Jean Roger-Ducasse studied at the Paris Conservatory under Emile Pessard and André Gedalge, and was a friend of Gabriel Fauré. He succeeded Fauré as professor of composition and in 1935 he succeeded Paul Dukas as professor of orchestration. All in-8.