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Joseph O'Kelly (28 January 1828 — 9 January 1885)
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= Alternative Names/Transliterations: Joseph O'Kelly Jr.
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- Born in Boulogne-sur-mer
- First of five sons of an immigrant Irish piano teacher
- Grew up in Paris from ca.1835
- Studied the piano with Friedrich Wilhelm Kalkbrenner and George Alexander Osborne, and composition with Fromental Halévy and Victor Dourlen
- First published compositions in 1847
- Wrote 9 operas, 4 cantatas, but mainly piano music and songs, also a Piano Trio Op.15 and a few piano duos
- Brother of the music publisher A. O'Kelly (1829-1900), of the composer George O'Kelly (1831-1914) and father of the composer Henri O'Kelly (1859-1938).
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