Gounod, Charles-François
Gounod, Charles-François
An article focusing especially on his religious compositions and the effect of his beliefs on his compositions

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  • Gounod, Charles François — Gou·nod (go͞oʹnō, go͞o nōʹ), Charles François. 1818 1893. French composer particularly noted for his ecclesiastical music and the operas Faust (1859) and Romeo and Juliet (1867). * * * …   Universalium

  • Gounod, Charles (François) — born June 17, 1818, Paris, Fr. died Oct. 18, 1893, Saint Cloud, near Paris French composer. He studied music at the Paris Conservatory and in Rome. He also studied for the priesthood and worked as an organist, and he remained torn between the… …   Universalium

  • Gounod, Charles (François) — (17 jun. 1818, París, Francia–18 oct. 1893, Saint Cloud, cerca de París). Compositor francés. Estudió música en el conservatorio de París y en Roma. Fue seminarista y trabajó como organista, reflejo de su dilema entre el teatro y la Iglesia. Su… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • GOUNOD, CHARLES FRANÇOIS —    an eminent French composer, born at Paris; a prize gained at the Paris Conservatoire followed by a government pension enabled him to continue his studies at Rome, where he gave himself chiefly to the study of religious music; the Messe… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Charles François Gounod — (* 17. Juni 1818 in Paris; † 18. Oktober 1893 in Saint Cloud) war ein französischer Komponist. Leben Gounod, Sohn eines Malers, erhielt bereits früh Musikunterricht von seiner Mutter, einer Pianistin. Er studierte zunächst privat bei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles-Francois Gounod —     Charles François Gounod     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Charles François Gounod     One of the most distinguished French musicians and composers of the nineteenth century, b. in Paris, on 17 June, 1818; d. there, 17 October, 1893. His father, a …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gounod, Charles — ▪ French composer in full  Charles françois Gounod   born June 17, 1818, Paris, France died Oct. 18, 1893, Saint Cloud, near Paris       French composer noted particularly for his operas, of which the most famous is Faust.       Gounod s father… …   Universalium

  • Charles Francois Gounod — noun French composer best remembered for his operas (1818 1893) • Syn: ↑Gounod • Instance Hypernyms: ↑composer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charles Gounod — Charles François Gounod (French pronunciation: [ʃaʁl fʁɑ̃swa guno]) (17 June 1818 – 17 October[1][2] or 18 October …   Wikipedia

  • Gounod — Charles François Gounod Charles François Gounod (* 17. Juni 1818 in Paris; † 18. Oktober 1893 in Saint Cloud) war ein französischer Komponist. Leben Gounod, Sohn eines Malers, erhielt bereits früh Musikunterricht von seiner Mutter, einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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