Debussy senior ran a china shop and his wife was a seamstress. Manuel worked in a printing factory. During his stay in Cannes, the seven-year-old Debussy had his first piano lessons; his aunt paid for him to study with an Italian musician, Jean Cerutti. Among his fellow Communard prisoners was his friend Charles de Sivry, a musician. Marmontel said of him "A charming child, a truly artistic temperament; much can be expected of him".
The situation is less worrisome in Uganda and Tanzania," the FAO said in its desert locust outbreak update issued late Tuesday. In Ethiopia, Ground and aerial control operations continue against mature swarms, the FAO said, adding that cross-border swarm movements with Kenya continue to be reported. Breeding is underway but more details are awaited concerning its scale and geographical spread. According to the FAO, swarms continue to mature and lay eggs in northern and central counties where hatching and band formation are increasing in Kenya.