Jules Massenet  

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Jules (Émile Frédéric) Massenet (May 12, 1842August 13, 1912) was a French composer. He is best known for his operas, which were very popular in the late 19th and early 20th century; they afterwards fell into oblivion for the most part, but have undergone periodic revivals since the mid-1970's.



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