Saint-Saëns, Camille

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Name
Saint-Saëns, Camille Gender: M
Charles Camille Saint-Saëns
born on 9 October 1835 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 15°16' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 13°56 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 23°22'



Camille Saint-Saëns

Biography

French composer, organist and pianist who, as a child prodigy, was composing at the age of six and performing as a pianist by the age of ten. He entered the Paris Conservatoire at the age of thirteen and composed his first symphony in 1853. From 1858 through 1877, he was the organist for the Church of Madeleine and in 1875 Saint-Saens started his worldwide tours.

Writing came easily to him; his works included the opera "Samson And Delilah," and symphonic poems such as "Danse Macabre," "Carneval Des Animaux" and "Third Symphony." Among his numerous honors he had a membership in the Institut de France, 1881, and Grand Cross of the Legion d'Honneur in 1913. Saint-Saens composed five piano concertos and three violin concertos, developing a brilliant technique.

He died on 16 December 1921, Algiers.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1853 (Composed his first symphony)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1858 (Organist for the Church of Madeleing, 20 yrs.)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1875 (Started his worldwide tours)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1877 (Opera, "Sampson and Delilah")
  • Work : Prize 1881 (Elected member in the Institut de France)
  • Work : Prize 1913 (Received the grand cross from the Legion d'Honneur)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'musique' pdf file, p. 60.

Gauquelin Vol. 4/2260

Categories

  • Traits : Mind : Child prodigy (Composing at six)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 86)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer (Performing piano at age ten)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Piano, organ)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Creativity
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Eye-hand coordination
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Institut de France, Legion d'Honneur)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book