Going to Paris in 1826, he became "immersed in the study of French opera, from Lully onward."
Lully became, after that event, the great dramatic musician of France.
His art was full of grace and delicacy, much more aristocratic than that of Lully.
Sometime in his youth he moved to Paris, where he was most likely trained by Lully.
But Lully died in 1315; and the story only shows the strength of the popular faith in alchemy.
It came to Paris in 1650, and was first set to music by Lully.
In the time of Lully and his school, the French were the leaders in musical painting, especially for the storms.
There are many examples by Lully and other Frenchmen of the 17th century.
Lully prigger, a rogue who steals wet clothes hung on lines to dry.
The biographers of Lully, however, express the belief that he never visited England.