Yves Gérard

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Yves-René-Jean Gérard (6 January 1932 – 6 October 2020)[1] was a French musicologist. He was born in Châlons-sur-Marne, France. He was known especially for his scholarly works on the composers Luigi Boccherini and Camille Saint-Saëns.

He was also known for his studies of the chamber music of late-18th century Italy, Spain, and Austria.

In 1983 he co-edited volume 4 of Berlioz's Correspondance générale,[2] and in 1996 he co-edited Volume 1 of the composer's Critique musicale.[3]

Gérard died of cancer on 6 October 2020, aged 88.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Le musicologue Yves Gérard est mort". Le Monde (in French). Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  2. Austin, Michel; Monir Tayeb. "III. Published Correspondence". The Hector Berlioz Website. Retrieved 2008-05-20.
  3. Austin, Michel; Monir Tayeb. "II. Literary Works". [The Hector Berlioz Website]. Retrieved 2008-05-20.