Friday, May 11, 2012

Saint-Saens, Camille

Camille Saint-Saens(1835-1921), French composer, entered the Paris Conservatory at the age of 7, founder of the Societe Nationale de Musique. A highly versatile composer, his works show refinement, spirit, genial melody and fine sense of form. He was one of the leading figures in the restoration of French symphonic music. He composed 14 operas, 5 symphonies, concertos(5 piano, 3 violin, 2 cello), chamber music etc.

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