Jullien [Julien], Louis
- John Rosselli
Jullien [Julien], Louis (1812–1860), conductor and composer, was born at Sisteron, France, on 23 April 1812, the son of a military bandsman. Although he later publicized a fanciful account of his childhood (Musical World, 1853), he seems to have been brought up in barracks and trained by his father to play piccolo in the band; he also studied the violin. In 1833 he entered the ...