Saint-Saëns, Camille

French virtuoso pianist, composer and teacher, Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) also wrote numerous articles as a music critic, making it his mission to rehabilitate various composers from earlier periods. He was one of the founders of the Société Nationale de Musique in 1871. His best-known works include Samson et Dalila (1877), Henry VIII (1883) and the Carnaval des Animaux (1886).

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

Publications about Saint-Saëns, Camille

Bru Zane Mediabase
Digital resources for French Romantic music
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