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This illustrated book contains the memories of Charles Camille Saint-Saens, who was a French composer and performer. He began his musical career as a musical pioneer, introducing France to the symphonic poem. He had been the embodiment of artistic modernity during the 1850s and 1860s, but soon transformed himself into a crusty and somewhat bitter reactionary. Saint-Saens ...more
Paperback, Illustrated Edition, 160 pages
Published June 29th 2007 by Dodo Press
(first published January 1922)
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Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (French pronunciation: [ʃaʁl kamij sɛsɑs]) was a French late-Romantic composer, organist, conductor, and pianist. He is known especially for The Carnival of the Animals, Danse macabre, Samson and Delilah, Piano Concerto No. 2, Cello Concerto No. 1, Havanaise, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, and his Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony). ...moreMore about Camille Saint-Saëns...