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1830 ♦  Fra Diavolo (Daniel Auber). One of the most popular opéra comiques of the 19th century, Auber's tale of a Neapolitan bandit even inspired a film by Laurel and Hardy.

One of the most popular opéra comiques of the century, Auber's tale of a Neapolitan bandit even inspired a film by Laurel and Hardy.

Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (1842 – 1912) was a French composer best known for his operas. His compositions were very popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and he ranks as one of the greatest melodists of his era. Soon after his death, Massenet's style went out of fashion, and many of his operas fell into almost total oblivion. However, since the mid-1970s, many operas of his such as Thaïs and Esclarmonde have undergone periodic revivals.

Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet – was a French composer best known for…

Gabriel Faure -  (1845-1924)  a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers. Among his best-known works are his "Pavane," "Requiem," and the nocturnes for piano.

In Paradisum from Faure's Requiem - one of my favourite choral works - watched a version of this in Almería Cathedral

Grieg Edvard

Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer whose musical inspiration came from the folk music and folk stories of his homeland. He wrote a range of musical forms, but concentrated primarily on piano compositions. His most popular music was written

Ottorino Respighi (1879–1936) Italian composer, musicologist & conductor. He is best known for his orchestral music, particularly the three Roman tone poems: Fountains of Rome (Fontane di Roma), Pines of Rome (I pini di Roma), & Roman Festivals (Feste romane). His musicological interest in 16th-, 17th- & 18th-century music led him to compose pieces based on the music of these periods. He also wrote a number of operas, the most famous of which is La fiamma, as well as piano music.

He is best known for his orchestral music, particularly the three Roman tone poems: "Fountains of Rome," "The Pines of Rome," and "Roman Festivals.

Le signe du Sagittaire   Manuel de Falla

Manuel de Falla - dominated Spanish music in the Twentieth Century. Arguably, the composers of Spain have yet to recover from his influence.

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) was a child prodigy and had many interests and talents in addition to composing. His most popular compositions include the Organ Symphony, Danse macabre and Carnival of the Animals, which he refused to publish in his lifetime.

Camille Saint-Saëns was a child prodigy and had many interests and talents in addition to composing. His most popular compositions include the "Organ Symphony" (No. "Danse macabre," "Carnival of the Animals," and of course his opera, "Samson and Delilah.

Bartók Béla

Hungarian composer Béla Bartók was born today in Along with Franz List, they are considered the premier Hungarian composers. Opposing the Nazis, he fled Hungary pre WWII days to America and became an American citizen. He passed in

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