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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Conservatoire de Paris and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Conservatoire de Paris, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Conservatoire de Paris include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Conservatoire de Paris alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Conservatoire de Paris are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Conservatoire de Paris.

With graduates ranging from Brigitte Bardot to Juliette Binoche, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Conservatoire de Paris?” and “Which celebrities are Conservatoire de Paris alumni?”

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Brigitte Bardot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Activist, Model, Actor Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot is a French former actress, singer and fashion model, who later became an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s and ...more

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is a French pianist.

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Leopold Stokowski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Organist Leopold Anthony Stokowski was a British conductor of Polish and Irish descent. One of the leading conductors of the early and mid-20th Century, he is best known for his long association with the ...more

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Edward MacDowell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist Edward Alexander MacDowell was an American composer and pianist of the Romantic period. He was best known for his second piano concerto and his piano suites Woodland Sketches, Sea Pieces, and ...more

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Reynaldo Hahn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Pianist Reynaldo Hahn was a Venezuelan, naturalised French, composer, conductor, music critic, diarist, theatre director, and salon singer. Best known as a composer of songs, he wrote in the French ...more

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Lily Pons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Actor, Singer Lily Pons was an American operatic soprano and actress who had an active career from the late 1920s through the early 1970s. As an opera singer she specialized in the coloratura soprano ...more

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Jean-Pierre Aumont is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Soldier, Screenwriter, Actor Jean-Pierre Aumont was a French actor, and holder of the Legion d'Honneur and the Croix de Guerre for his World War II military service.

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Jean Michel Jarre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Performer, Record producer, Musician Jean Michel Jarre is a French composer, performer, and music producer. He is a pioneer in the electronic, ambient, and new-age genres, and known as an organiser of outdoor spectacles of his ...more

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Sienna Guillory is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Model, Actor Sienna Tiggy Guillory is a British actress, and former model. She is known for playing the title role in the TV miniseries, Helen of Troy, her portrayal of Jill Valentine in the science fiction ...more

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Stéphane Grappelli is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Film Score Composer, Actor, Jazz Violinist Stéphane Grappelli was a French jazz violinist who founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France with guitarist Django Reinhardt in 1934. It was one of the first all-string jazz bands. He ...more

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Olivier Messiaen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer, Ornithologist, Organist Olivier Messiaen was a French composer, organist and ornithologist, one of the major composers of the 20th century. His music is rhythmically complex; harmonically and melodically it often uses ...more

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Fritz Kreisler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer, Violinist Friedrich "Fritz" Kreisler was an Austrian-born violinist and composer. One of the most famous violin masters of his or any other day, and regarded as one of the greatest violinists of ...more

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George Enescu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Composer, Violinist George Enescu was a Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher, regarded as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century and Romania's most important musician.

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Pierre Boulez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Pianist, Composer Pierre Boulez is a French composer, conductor, writer, and pianist. In his early career, Boulez played a key role in the development of integral serialism, controlled chance and electronic ...more

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Jeanne Moreau is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Jeanne Moreau is a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director. She is the recipient of a César Award for Best Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress and a Cannes Film ...more

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Paul Dukas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Music critic, Composer, Orchestrator Paul Abraham Dukas was a French composer, critic, scholar and teacher. A studious man, of retiring personality, he was intensely self-critical, and he abandoned and destroyed many of his ...more

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Édouard Lalo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer Édouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo was a French composer. Easily his most celebrated piece is his Symphonie espagnole, a popular work in the standard repertoire for violin and orchestra.

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Edgard Varèse is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer Edgard Victor Achille Charles Varèse was a French-born composer who spent the greater part of his career in the United States. Varèse's music emphasizes timbre and rhythm and he ...more

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Maurice Jarre is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer Maurice-Alexis Jarre was a French composer and conductor, "one of the giants of 20th century film music" who was "among the most sought-after composers in the movie industry" ...more

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Louis Garrel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Louis Garrel is a French actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his starring role in The Dreamers, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. He regularly appears in films by French director Christophe ...more

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Maurice Ravel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist, Composer Joseph-Maurice Ravel was a French composer, pianist and conductor. He is often associated with impressionism along with his elder contemporary Claude Debussy, although both composers rejected ...more

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Ernest Chausson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer, Lawyer -Ernest Chausson was a French romantic composer who died just as his career was beginning to flourish.

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Georges Bizet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist, Composer Georges Bizet, registered at birth as Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer of the romantic era. Best known for his operas in a career cut short by his early death, ...more

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Robert Veyron-Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Harpsichordist Robert Veyron-Lacroix was a French harpsichordist and pianist whose post-war career was defined by his musical partnership with the celebrated French flautist Jean-Pierre Rampal.

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Jehan Alain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Jehan Ariste Alain was a French organist and composer.

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Fania Fénelon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist, Author, Singer Fania Fénelon was a French pianist, composer and cabaret singer.

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Pablo de Sarasate is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer, Virtuoso, Violinist Pablo Martín Melitón de Sarasate y Navascués was a Spanish violinist and composer of the Romantic period.

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François-Joseph Fétis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Music critic, Music pedagogue, Composer François-Joseph Fétis was a Belgian musicologist, composer, teacher, and one of the most influential music critics of the 19th century. His enormous compilation of biographical ...more

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Vincent d'Indy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Music pedagogue, Composer Vincent d'Indy was a French composer and teacher.

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Claude Debussy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist, Music critic, Composer Claude-Achille Debussy was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, though he himself disliked the term when ...more

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Camille Saint-Saëns is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Pianist, Composer Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era. His best-known works include Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, the Second Piano ...more

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Nadia Boulanger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Composer, Organist Juliette Nadia Boulanger was a French composer, conductor, and teacher who taught many of the leading composers and musicians of the 20th century as well as leading living composers and ...more

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Henryk Wieniawski is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer, Violinist Henryk Wieniawski was a Polish violinist and composer.

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Charles Dancla is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer, Violinist Jean Baptiste Charles Dancla was a French violinist, composer and teacher.

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Maurice Duruflé is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Musician, Music pedagogue, Composer Maurice Duruflé was a French composer, organist, and teacher.

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Arcadi Volodos is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist, Virtuoso Arcadi Volodos is a Russian pianist. His first name is sometimes transliterated Arcady or Arkady.

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Gabriel Pierné is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Composer, Organist Henri Constant Gabriel Pierné was a French composer, conductor, and organist.

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Marcel Dupré is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist, Music pedagogue, Composer Marcel Dupré was a French organist, composer, and pedagogue.

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Raoul Pugno is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Pianist, Music pedagogue, Composer Stéphane Raoul Pugno was a French composer, teacher, organist, and pianist known for his playing of Mozart's works.

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Pierre Monteux is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Violist Pierre Benjamin Monteux was a French conductor. After violin and viola studies, and a decade as an orchestral player and occasional conductor, he began to receive regular conducting engagements ...more

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Ambroise Thomas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Opera composer Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas was a French composer, best known for his operas Mignon and Hamlet and as Director of the Conservatoire de Paris from 1871 till his death.

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André Previn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Arranger André George Previn, KBE is a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer. He is considered one of the most versatile musicians in the world and is the winner of four Academy Awards ...more

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Lalo Schifrin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Arranger Lalo Schifrin is an Argentine pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. He is best known for his film and TV scores, such as the "Theme from Mission: Impossible". He has received four ...more

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Charles Koechlin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Music pedagogue, Composer Charles Louis Eugène Koechlin was a French composer, teacher and writer on music. He was a political radical all his life and a passionate enthusiast for such diverse things as medieval ...more

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Jean-Delphin Alard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Violinist, Teacher Jean-Delphin Alard was a French violinist and composer. He was the son-in-law of Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, and had Pablo de Sarasate amongst his students.

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Michel Legrand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Arranger Michel Jean Legrand is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist. Legrand is a prolific composer, having written over 200 film and television scores in addition to many ...more

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Benjamin Godard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Composer, Violinist Benjamin Louis Paul Godard was a French violinist and Romantic-era composer of Jewish extraction. Godard composed six operas, five symphonies, a piano and two violin concertos, string quartets, ...more

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Juliette Binoche is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Poet, Designer, Author Juliette Binoche is a French actress, artist and dancer. She has appeared in more than 40 feature films, been recipient of numerous international accolades, is a published author and has ...more

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Michel Philippot is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Film Score Composer, Mathematician, Educator Michel Paul Philippot was a French composer, mathematician, acoustician, musicologist, aesthetician, broadcaster, and educator.

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Denis Dufour is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Conservatoire De Paris Alumni
Denis Dufour Professor, Composer Denis Dufour is a composer of serious music.