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Édouard Louis Nadaud (14 April 1862 – 13 February 1928) was a French classical violinist. An heir of the École française du violon [fr], he taught the violin at the Conservatoire de Paris from 1900 to 1924.
Nadaud was born at 46 rue des Dames (Quartier des Batignolles) in the 17th arrondissement of Paris at the home of his father and mother, paper merchants: he was the fourth child of the couple. His two older brothers, Albert and Gustave were salesmen and the marriage certificate of Gustave teaches us that their father was also a music teacher.
He followed violin lessons at the conservatoire de Paris in Charles Dancla's class and obtained a first prize there in 1881 shared with a young American, Arma Senkrah (Harknes) also a student of Charles Dancla and a young Dutchman, Louis Wolff (1865-1926), a student of Lambert Massart.
Concertmaster of the Orchestre de la Société des concerts du Conservatoire for eleven years, he was professor of violin at the conservatory from 1 May 1900 until his death on 13 February 1928. Firmin Touche succeeded him.
He trained about sixty students including René Benedetti, Marius Casadesus, Line Talluel, Lucien Quatrochi, etc.