Georges Bizet
Date of Birth
Oct 25, 1838
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

Bizet's music has appeared in 85 feature films between the years 1913 and 2000. As may be expected, the overwhelming majority employ excerpts from or are full productions of the composer's most successful opera, Carmen (1875). This innovative work offers many of Bizet's most exquisite melodies with rich, atmospheric orchestrations highlighting a plot, based on Prosper Mérimée's novel, filled with...