Olivier Despax: Grand-nephew of composer Florent Schmitt … French heart-throb singer and actor of the 1960s.

In a life cut tragically short even as Florent Schmitt’s was blessedly long, Olivier Despax was a musical meteor shot across the sky. Music history is full of examples of family members following in the footsteps of important composers and musicians. It’s easy to understand why — exposed (and even immersed) as they would have been […]