massenet massenet  /ˈmæ sə ˌnɛt/


  • (n) French composer best remembered for his pop operas (1842-1912)


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    Before we get to the Russians let’s recap what has happened so far in the World Cup of Composers. The French sent eight composers to the second round of their national tournament: Ravel, Berlioz, Bizet, Gounod, Debussy, Massenet, Saint- Saëns, and Offenbach.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader


  • Undeterred by that earlier take, Puccini wrote, "A woman like Manon can have more than one lover. Massenet feels it as a Frenchman, with powder and minuets. I shall feel it as an Italian, with a desperate passion."
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Giacomo Puccini Source: The Times-Picayune -

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