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date: 19 February 2019

Saint-Saëns, (Charles) Camille (b Paris, 9 Oct. 1835; d Algiers, 16 Dec. 1921). French composer. 

The Oxford Companion to Music
Roger NicholsRoger Nichols

His father died a few weeks after his birth and he was brought up by his mother and grandmother. He began to learn the piano at the age of three and, after lessons with Camille Stamaty, gave a concert at the Salle Pleyel when he was ten, the programme including ... ...

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