Charles Gounod Quotes


Best Quotations by Charles Gounod


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In 1893 shortly after he had put the finishing touches to a requiem written for his grandson he died of a stroke in Saint-Cloud France. He became the first conductor of what is now the Royal Choral Society. He was following his father; François-Louis Gounod (d.

Another opera by Gounod is Roméo et Juliette. Charles-François Gounod (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁl fʁɑ̃swa ɡuno]; 17 June 1818 – 17 October or 18 October 1893) was a French composer most well known for his Ave Maria (based on a work by Bach) as well as his opera Faust.