The Free Dictionary  
mailing list For webmasters
Welcome Guest Forum Search | Active Topics | Members

Charles François Gounod (1818) Options
Daemon
Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 3/7/2009
Posts: 22,255
Neurons: 66,768
Location: Inside Farlex computers
Charles François Gounod (1818)

Gounod was French composer who also studied for the priesthood and worked as an organist. Throughout his life, he remained torn between the theatre and the church. His reputation largely rests on his hugely popular 1859 opera, Faust, but he also wrote 15 lesser-known operas, 17 masses, more than 150 songs, and two symphonies. One of his short pieces, "Funeral March of a Marionette," became well-known—albeit not by name—as the theme to what popular TV show beginning in the 1950s? More...
KSPavan
Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 12:52:06 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 1/28/2015
Posts: 2,161
Neurons: 2,021,240
Location: Kolkata, Bengal, India
Today's Birthday
Charles François Gounod (1818)
Gounod was French composer who also studied for the priesthood and worked as an organist. Throughout his life, he remained torn between the theatre and the church. His reputation largely rests on his hugely popular 1859 opera, Faust, but he also wrote 15 lesser-known operas, 17 masses, more than 150 songs, and two symphonies.
Joel Souza
Posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 1:34:35 PM

Rank: Member

Joined: 3/1/2017
Posts: 108
Neurons: 79,163
Location: Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
Charles-François Gounod (French: [ʃaʁl fʁɑ̃swa ɡuno]; 17 June 1818 – 17 October[1][2] or 18 October[3][4] 1893) was a French composer, most well known for his Ave Maria (based on a work by Bach) as well as his opera Faust. Another opera by Gounod is Roméo et Juliette.
Users browsing this topic
Guest


Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Main Forum RSS : RSS
Forum Terms and Guidelines. Copyright © 2008-2017 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.