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Jules Massenet
(1842-1912)


Other names: Jules-Émile-Frédéric
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French Composer[J92]
Entered the Paris Conservatoire at age 11.[J92]
Studied under the composer Ambroise Thomas.[J92]
Winner of the Prix de Rome with his cantata David Rizzio, 1863.[J92]
Composed 24 operas, over 200 songs, amongst other works.[J92]

Place of birth: Montaud, near Saint-Étienne, France[J92]
Place of death: Paris[J92]

 

 

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