massenet : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n French composer best remembered for his pop operas (1842-1912)
News & Articles
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.
July 14, 2013 - San Diego Reader
- Giacomo Puccini in The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
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."