French Composer Jules Massenet Died On This Day in 1912 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French composer Jules Massenet died on this day in 1912 – 107 years ago – aged 70

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Jules Massenet Death

French composer Jules Massenet died on this day in 1912 – 107 years ago – aged 70.

Massenet’s signature works include operas Manon, Werther and Esclarmonde.

His major contribution to the violin repertoire is his popular symphonic intermezzo ‘Meditation ‘from ‘Thais’.

 

MASSENET | ‘MEDITATION’ FROM ‘THAIS’ | JANINE JANSEN | NEEME JÄRVI & BERLIN PHILHARMONIC

 

Massenet: Piano Music

Aldo Ciccolini

Sylvain Cambreling

Orchestre National de l'Opera de Monte Carlo

Release Date: June 1, 2004

EMI Classics

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