Camille Saint-Saëns
Date of Birth
Oct 09, 1835
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

This prolific French composer synthesized Viennese classical and romantic styles with his taste for French salon pieces, opera, and exotic impressionistic pieces to create many colorful, character-filled compositions. Toward the end of his life, Camille Saint-Saëns began writing in a more original, austere style similar to that of Gabriel Fauré. In the Disney Studios-animated feature Fantasia 2000...