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Marie Jaëll (1846-1925)

Born August 17, 1846
Alsace, France
Died February 4, 1925
Paris, France
Nationality French
Era Romantic

Marie Jaëll was a French pianist, composer, and pedagogue. She composed pieces for piano, concertos, quartets and was the first pianist to perform all the piano sonatas of Beethoven in Paris. She did scientific studies of hand techniques in piano playing and attempted to replace traditional drilling with systematic piano methods.