Gounod, Charles

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Charles Gounod
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Name
Gounod, Charles Gender: M
Gounod, Charles Francois
born on 17 June 1818 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 25°17' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°06 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 24°55'



Biography

French composer of operas, choral works, orchestral pieces and piano and chamber music. His first opera was performed in 1851. He wrote "Faust" and "Ave Maria" in 1859. After 1860, Gounod composed for the stage.

As he aged, he had heart trouble and a temporary paralysis of one side of his body. Though his eyesight was failing he was determined to complete his last piece of music, a Requiem. Gounod collapsed while working on it and lay in a coma for two days, his fingers tightly wrapped around a crucifix. He died on 10/17/1893 at 6:25 AM at his home in St. Cloud, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 18 October 1893 (Age 75)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1851 (First opera performed)

Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol. 4/1929

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Operas, choral works, piano music, etc.)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart (Heart trouble with age)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Eyes (When aged)

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