Saint-Saëns was one of the most remarkable prodigies, indeed, he had an altogether remarkable mind: organist, pianist, conductor, caricaturist, dabbler in science, mathematics and astronomy, traveller, archaeologist, writer of plays, philosopher, essayist on botany and ancient music. Read the full biography.
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