Benjamin Godard, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Benjamin Godard

French violinist and composer

Date of Birth: 18-Aug-1849

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 10-Jan-1895

Profession: composer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Benjamin Godard

  • Benjamin Louis Paul Godard (18 August 1849 – 10 January 1895) was a French violinist and Romantic-era composer of Jewish extraction, best known for his opera Jocelyn.
  • Godard composed eight 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) of tuberculosis and was buried in the family tomb in Taverny in the French department of Val-d'Oise.

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