Jules Massenet (1842-1912) was a French composer and musician of great subtlety and sophistication. Scènes, a suite of six pieces for orchestra, is regarded as one of the most important and innovative works in the field of symphonic music. His best-known works also include Thaïs (1894), Le Cid (1885), Manon (1884) and Werther (1892).
A selection of texts about Jules Massenet can be found here. For more detailed information about his life and other related aspects, please visit the Bru Zane Mediabase site.