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Cambon, Charles-Antoine (1802 - 1875), set designer, scene painter

Marina Henderson

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Paris, 1802; d Paris, 20 Oct 1875). French set designer and scene painter. A pupil of Carlo Ciceri, he was one of the longest-serving designers at the Paris Opéra, 1833–73. At a time when productions were among the most elaborate and spectacular ever mounted at the Opéra, and up to seven designers were employed for one production, Cambon specialized in architectural settings. From 1847 to 1849 he worked

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