Renowned French violinist, Benjamin Godard (1849-1895) was also a pianist and composer. In 1884, he founded the Société des Concerts Modernes as conductor. He produced a vast output of music, having composed over one hundred and fifty works in various genres, which are remarkable for their huge originality. His best-known works include Jocelyn (1888) and La Vivandière (1895).
A selection of texts about Benjamin Godard can be found here. For more detailed information about his life and other related aspects, please visit the Bru Zane Mediabase site.