Franck, César

Composer and musician of Belgian origin, César Franck (1822-1890) made a major contribution to French music in the late 19th century. A popular teacher, he was one of the founder members of the Société Nationale de Musique, of which he became president in 1886. His work is characterised by a meticulous attention to form and complete mastery of writing.

A selection of texts about César Franck can be found here. For more detailed information about his life and other related aspects, please visit the Bru Zane Mediabase site.

Publications about Franck, César

Bru Zane Mediabase
Digital resources for French Romantic music
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