Camille Saint-Saens – born on 9 October 1835

Posted on October 8th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Charles-Camille Saint-Saens was born in Paris on 9 October 1835.

Here’s a delightful interview that the 75-year-old Saint-Saens gave to a newspaper reporter when he visited London in 1904.

historical newspaper report about saint-saens

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Monday 27 June 1910

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historical newspaper report about saint-saens

Edinburgh Evening News – Thursday 02 June 1904

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000452/19040602/037/0004

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