Famous People From France
Find out more about the greatest French Composers, including Camille Saint-Saëns, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Hector Berlioz, Kavinsky and Georges Bizet.
Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford

16 August 1953

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy

22 August 1862

Maurice RavelMaurice Ravel

07 March 1875

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt

23 January 1910

Erik SatieErik Satie

17 May 1866

Camille Saint-SaensCamille Saint-Saëns

09 October 1835

Jean-Michel JarreJean-Michel Jarre

24 August 1948

Georges BizetGeorges Bizet

25 October 1838

Jean-Baptiste LullyJean-Baptiste Lully

28 November 1632

Francis PoulencFrancis Poulenc

07 January 1899

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger

16 September 1887

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Gian Carlo MenottiGian Carlo Menotti

07 July 1911

Michel LegrandMichel Legrand

24 February 1932

Guy-Manuel de Homem-ChristoGuy-Manuel de Homem-Christo

08 February 1974

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Thomas BangalterThomas Bangalter

03 January 1975

Johnny HallydayJohnny Hallyday

15 June 1943

Amanda LearAmanda Lear

18 November 1946

Alexandre DesplatAlexandre Desplat

23 August 1961

Richard ClaydermanRichard Clayderman

28 December 1953

M. PokoraM. Pokora

26 September 1985

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Jacques OffenbachJacques Offenbach

20 June 1819

Maurice JarreMaurice Jarre

13 September 1924

Pierre BoulezPierre Boulez

26 March 1925

KavinskyKavinsky

31 July 1975

Claude FrançoisClaude François

01 February 1939

BreakbotBreakbot

05 October 1981

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Chevalier de Saint-GeorgesChevalier de Saint-Georges

25 December 1745

Bob SinclarBob Sinclar

10 May 1969

Michel PetruccianiMichel Petrucciani

28 December 1962

Iannis XenakisIannis Xenakis

29 May 1922

Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara

16 April 1896

Jean-Luc PontyJean-Luc Ponty

29 September 1942

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Jules MassenetJules Massenet

12 May 1842

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli

26 January 1908

Martin SolveigMartin Solveig

22 September 1976

George EnescuGeorge Enescu

19 August 1881

Paul MauriatPaul Mauriat

04 March 1925

Jean-Jacques GoldmanJean-Jacques Goldman

11 October 1951

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Charles TrenetCharles Trenet

18 May 1913

François CouperinFrançois Couperin

10 November 1668

Boris VianBoris Vian

10 March 1920

Darius MilhaudDarius Milhaud

04 September 1892

Léo DelibesLéo Delibes

21 February 1836

Francis LaiFrancis Lai

26 April 1932

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PérotinPérotin

1160 AD

Marc-Antoine CharpentierMarc-Antoine Charpentier

1643 AD

Charles-Valentin AlkanCharles-Valentin Alkan

30 November 1813

Lili BoulangerLili Boulanger

21 August 1893

Sébastien IzambardSébastien Izambard

07 March 1973

Ferdinand Walsin EsterhazyFerdinand Walsin Esterhazy

16 December 1847

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Luigi CherubiniLuigi Cherubini

14 September 1760

Pierre SchaefferPierre Schaeffer

14 August 1910

Matthieu ChedidMatthieu Chedid

21 December 1971

Jean de BrébeufJean de Brébeuf

25 March 1593

Arthur HoneggerArthur Honegger

10 March 1892

Marin MaraisMarin Marais

31 May 1656

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Michel BergerMichel Berger

28 November 1947

Jean-Jacques PerreyJean-Jacques Perrey

20 January 1929

Ibrahim MaaloufIbrahim Maalouf

05 December 1980

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn

09 August 1874

Pierre de RonsardPierre de Ronsard

11 September 1524

Henri SalvadorHenri Salvador

18 July 1917

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Melvil PoupaudMelvil Poupaud

26 January 1973

Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade

08 August 1857

Henri DutilleuxHenri Dutilleux

22 January 1916

Georges DelerueGeorges Delerue

12 March 1925

Charles-Marie WidorCharles-Marie Widor

21 February 1844

Jacques IbertJacques Ibert

15 August 1890

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Pierre HenryPierre Henry

09 December 1927

Ernest ChaussonErnest Chausson

20 January 1855

Emmanuel ChabrierEmmanuel Chabrier

18 January 1841

Louis VierneLouis Vierne

08 October 1870

Claude Joseph Rouget de LisleClaude Joseph Rouget de Lisle

10 May 1760

François-André Danican PhilidorFrançois-André Danican Philidor

07 September 1726

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Daniel AuberDaniel Auber

29 January 1782

Ambroise ThomasAmbroise Thomas

05 August 1811

Philippe de VitryPhilippe de Vitry

31 October 1291