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Gabriel Faure (1845 - 1924)
Thursday 16 September 2004 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)
Repeated: Thursday 23 September 2004 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)
3. The composer Gabriel Faure was influenced through out his life by his friend and former teacher Camille Saint-Saens. It was Saint-Saens who encouraged Faure to keep applying, despite a couple of rejections, for a post at the Paris Conservatoire, of which Faure eventually became director. With Donald Macleod
Cantique de Jean Racine Opus 11