Saint-Saëns

[ san-sahns, -sahn ]
/ sɛ̃ˈsɑ̃s, -ˈsɑ̃ /

noun

Charles Ca·mille [sharl ka-mee-yuh], /ʃarl kaˈmi yə/, 1835–1921, French composer and pianist.

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British Dictionary definitions for Saint-Saëns

Saint-Saëns
/ (French sɛ̃sɑ̃s) /

noun

(Charles) Camille (kamij). 1835–1921, French composer, pianist, and organist. His works include the symphonic poem Danse Macabre (1874), the opera Samson and Delilah (1877), the humorous orchestral suite Carnival of Animals (1886), five symphonies, and five piano concertos
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