Saint-Saëns, (Charles) Camille
- Daniel M. Fallon
- , revised by Sabina Teller Ratner
- and James Harding
(b Paris, Oct 9, 1835; d Algiers, Dec 16, 1921). French composer, pianist, organist and writer. Like Mozart, to whom he was often compared, he was a brilliant craftsman, versatile and prolific, who contributed to every genre of French music. He was one of the leaders of the French musical renaissance of the 1870s....