Cécile Chaminade


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(b Paris, 1857; d Monte Carlo, 1944).

Fr. pianist and composer. Began composing at 8. From 1875 regularly gave pf. recitals, incl. her own comps. Eng. debut 1892. Comp. opéra‐comique, ballet, orch. suites, Konzertstück for pf. and orch., Les Amazones for ch. and orch., many songs, and pf. pieces of graceful salon variety.

Subjects: Music.

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