Francis Thomé (18 October 1850 – 16 November 1909), was a French pianist and composer.
He was born in Port Louis, Mauritius, and studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Jules Duprato and Ambroise Thomas. After leaving the Conservatoire, he became well known as a composer of salon pieces and was in demand as a pianist and teacher. His music was particularly successful in the French provinces, and two of his operas were first performed outside Paris. He became popular towards the end of the 19th century as a composer of accompanied poems, but is also known for his stage works, which encompassed various genres, including ballet, pantomime, incidental music (for a wide range of plays), bluettes, and operettas, such as Le Baron Frick (1885), the latter collaboration with Ernest Guiraud, Georges Pfeiffer, and Victorin de Joncières.
- "Francis Thomé: Fantaisie (Cornet / Trumpet and Piano)". robertkingmusic.com. Retrieved 2018-09-22.
- "Francis Thomé (composer) - Discography of American Historical Recordings". adp.library.ucsb.edu. Retrieved 2018-09-22.
- "Category:Thomé, Francis - IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music". imslp.org. Retrieved 2018-09-22.
- Article by David Charlton in the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992). ISBN 0-333-73432-7 and ISBN 1-56159-228-5
- Works by or about Francis Thomé at Internet Archive
- Free scores by Francis Thomé at the International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)
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