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 Cecile Chaminade

Cecile Chaminade

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 13 Apr 1944 (aged 86)
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Burial Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Memorial ID 9589283 · View Source
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Composer. Her light romantic music was very popular in the early 20th century. Chaminade's 400 published compositions include a symphony, a "Konzertstuck" for piano and orchestra, and a Flute Concertino that is still performed today; but her pure, melodic style was better suited to songs and solo piano pieces. In 1908 she was warmly received on a 12-city concert tour of the United States, and "Chaminade Societies" sprang up in the United States. and Europe. Her fame faded after World War I, however, and she retired to Monte Carlo.

Bio by: Bobb Edwards


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
  • Added: 12 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9589283
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecile Chaminade (8 Aug 1857–13 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9589283, citing Cimetiére de Monaco, Monaco-Ville, Monaco ; Maintained by Find A Grave .