Charles Tournemire, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles Tournemire

French composer

Date of Birth: 22-Jan-1870

Place of Birth: Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 04-Nov-1939

Profession: composer, organist, university teacher, music pedagogue

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Charles Tournemire

  • Charles Arnould Tournemire (22 January 1870 – 3 or 4 November 1939) was a French composer and organist, notable partly for his improvisations which were often rooted in the music of Gregorian chant.
  • His compositions include eight symphonies (one of them choral), four operas, twelve chamber works and eighteen piano solos; but he is remembered largely for his organ music, the best known being set of pieces L'Orgue Mystique.

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