César Franck

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César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck (December 10, 1822November 8, 1890), a Belgian composer, organist and music teacher, born in Liege, out of a Belgian father and German mother, who for the most part of his life lived in France, was one of the great figures in classical music in the second half of the 19th century.

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  • J'ai osé beaucoup, mais la prochaine fois, vous verrez, j'oserai plus encore...
    • Translation: I dared much, but the next time, you will see, I will dare even more...
    • Franck, Symphonie en ré mineur, Chefs-d'Œuvre de l'Art, Grand Musiciens, 75. Paris, Hachette-Fabri, 1969.
    • Talking about his Symphony in D minor, after it had been received unfavorably at its 1889 premiere.

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