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Camille Saint-Saens – born on 9 October 1835

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. Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Monday 27 June 1910 Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. Edinburgh Evening News – Thursday 02 June 1904 Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.