Benjamin Godard (Benjamin Louis Paul Godard) 18.08.1849-10.01.1895

Benjamin Louis Paul Godard was a French violinist and Romantic-era composer of Jewish extraction. Godard composed six operas, five symphonies, two piano and two violin concertos, string quartets, sonatas for violin and piano, piano pieces and etudes, and more than a hundred songs. He died at the age of 45 in Cannes (Alpes-Maritimes) with tuberculosis and was buried in the family tomb in Taverny in the French department of Val-d'Oise

Further information at Godard's Wikipedia page.


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