French Composer César Franck Born On This Day in 1822 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian-born French composer César Franck was born on this day in 1822 – 195 years ago

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Belgian-born French composer César Franck was born on this day in 1822 – 195 years ago.

Dying in 1890, aged 67, Franck’s major contribution to the violin repertoire is his legendary Violin Sonata in A Major – widely regarded among one of the finest ever written.

ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER & LAMBERT ORKIS | FRANCK | VIOLIN SONATA IN A MAJOR | 1989

 

Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major / Elgar: Violin Sonata in E Minor |CD|

Midori, Violin

Robert McDonald, Piano

Release Date: October 7, 1997

Sony Classical

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