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

Jules Émile Frédéric, 1842–1912, French composer.
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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Reyer, his beautiful overture to Siguar; Saint Saens, the Danse Macabre and a Reverie Orientale; Massenet, an unpublished Hungarian march; Guiraud, his Carnaval; Delibes, the Valse Lente from Sylvia and the Pizzicati from Coppelia.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.
Massenet's Werther was one of VOICEBOX: Opera In Concert founder, Stuart Hamilton's favourite operas.
Tribune News Network Doha Dame Natalie Massenet, a fashion entrepreneur and former journalist, will speak at Qatar Foundation (QF) on Tuesday, March 26, as part of QF's Education City Speaker Series.
Dame Natalie Massenet, a fashion entrepreneur and former journalist, will speak at Qatar Foundation (QF) tomorrow as part of QF's Education City Speaker Series.
Grigolo's repertoire includes some 24 operas from a range of composers, among whom are Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, Puccini, Gounod, Massenet, Offenbach, and Bernstein, along with Rossini's sacred works.
In 1884 an opera by Jules Massenet entitled Manon, and based on the same novel, was premiered and has also become popular.
The awards, set up by children's charity Variety in 2016, recognises women in business and Kate is shortlisted alongside make-up entrepreneur Charlotte Tilbury and founder of designer fashion brand Net-a-Porter, Dame Natalie Massenet.
Suite a la disparition de Louise Massenet en juin 1938, le commissaire-priseur Henri Baudouin vend aux encheres a l'Hotel Drouot, le 8 decembre suivant, plusieurs documents des archives de Jules Massenet (fragments manuscrits, epreuves corrigees ou livrets annotes), des photographies et une importante correspondance que le compositeur ou son epouse avaient recue (1).
The Wilson Music Library also acquired a signed autograph musical quotation of Massenet's Herodiade, a gold and diamond brooch featuring singer Rise Stevens in her role as Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier, a silver cigarette case embossed with images of Enrico Caruso and Heinrich Conrad, and a two-page autograph letter from Alban Berg to Rudolf Kastner dated 1927.
029 2087 8444 THEATRE Royal Ballet Live: Manon Live stream of Kenneth MacMillan's powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux's tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet, set to music by Massenet WRESTLING One Night Only with Billy Gunn Join the former WWE, TNA wrestling legend as he tells all in an evening like no other.