Saturday, February 9, 2013

Massenet, Jules

Jules Massenet(1842-1912), French composer, studied at the Paris Conservatory; won the Prix de Rome in 1863 and studied in Rome; returned to Paris and taught at the Paris Conservatory from 1878 until his death. His operas were successful and gaining popularity throughout in France, Italy and US during his time. He composed operas(Manon, Thais, Don Quixote.. etc), incidental music, and orchestral suites.

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