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Songs of jules massenet?

Jules Massenet was a french Opera composer at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries a exhaustive list of his pieces are listed on the Wikipedia page Full Answer

Who wrote the opera 'Cleopatre'?

The opera 'Cleopatre' was written by Jules Massenet. He was a French composer and his compositions were very popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He ranks as one of the greatest melodists of his era. Full Answer

Who wrote the opera Manon?

Jules Massenet - but there are others on the same storey: - Manon Lescaut (1856) by French composer Daniel-François-Esprit Auber. Manon Lescaut (1893) by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. Boulevard Solitude by German composer Hans Werner Henze. Full Answer

Which 2 French composers wrote manon operas?

Based on a story by the Abbé Prévost, Daniel Auber wrote the first operatic version, Manon Lescaut. Some years later Jules Massenet wrote Manon, widely regarded as his masterpiece. A third version, also titled Manon Lescaut, was set early in… Full Answer

Where Le Cid lived?

Le Cid is really El Cid, aka Don Rodrigo Diaz of Spain. He fought to chase the Moors out of his native region of Castile in the 11th century. Although they returned after his death, he is regarded as a… Full Answer