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 (măs′ə-nā′, mäs-nā′), Jules Émile Frédéric 1842-1912.
French composer whose works include more than 20 operas, including Manon (1884) and Thaïs (1894).


(ˈmæsəˌneɪ; French masnɛ)
(Biography) Jules Émile Frédéric (ʒyl emil frederik). 1842–1912, French composer of operas, including Manon (1884), Werther (1892), and Thais (1894)


(ˌmæs əˈneɪ)

Jules Émile Frédéric, 1842–1912, French composer.
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Noun1.Massenet - French composer best remembered for his pop operas (1842-1912)Massenet - French composer best remembered for his pop operas (1842-1912)
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Gounod had conducted the Funeral March of a Marionnette; Reyer, his beautiful overture to Siguar; Saint Saens, the Danse Macabre and a Reverie Orientale; Massenet, an unpublished Hungarian march; Guiraud, his Carnaval; Delibes, the Valse Lente from Sylvia and the Pizzicati from Coppelia.
Miss Wilkinson played the piano and sang in a rather tired voice; but her songs, Massenet, Benjamin Goddard, and Augusta Holmes, were new to Philip; and together they spent many hours at the piano.
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Jules Emile Frederic Massenet (12 May 1842-13 August 1912) was a French composer best known for his operas, of which he wrote more than thirty.
She will be joined by trumpeter Rebecca Robertson, a former winner of the Kirklees Young Musician of the Year, whose performance will include a trumpet sonata by Hindermith and music by Copeland, Bernstein and Massenet.
We hear this struggle in the music because Puccini wanted to show a difference from Massenet.
On July 8, France will be the destination through works of joy, sensitivity and spiritual yearning as revealed by Rameau, Massenet, Satie, Messiaen, and Faure.
This event once again features some of the great names of 20th century light music such as Eric Coates, Leroy Anderson and Percy Grainger alongside more recognisable classical names such as Bizet, Massenet and Strauss.