Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Famous Works Involving Orchestra
Danse macabre, Suite algérienne, Symphony No. 3 (Organ), 5 piano concertos
- Saint-Saëns was the first composer to write an original film score for the film L’Assassinat du duc de Guise!
- He was a child prodigy. He wrote his first composition at age 4!
- Franz Liszt once called Saint-Saëns the greatest organist in the world.
Get to know Saint-Saëns in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist Zoran Stoyanovich!
Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Saint-Saëns’ Music