Benjamin Godard

French violinist and composer, 1849-1895. Born 18 August 1849. Died 10 January 1895
Benjamin Godard
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1849-08-18
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Benjamin Godard

Benjamin Godard Biography (Wikipedia)

Benjamin Louis Paul Godard (18 August 1849 – 10 January 1895) was a French violinist and Romantic-era composer of Jewish extraction, best known for his opera Jocelyn. Godard composed eight operas, five symphonies, two piano and two violin concertos, string quartets, sonatas for violin and piano, piano pieces and etudes, and more than a hundred songs. He died at the age of 45 in Cannes (Alpes-Maritimes) of tuberculosis and was buried in the family tomb in Taverny in the French department of Val-d'Oise.

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