Definition of Saint-Saëns, Camille in English:

Saint-Saëns, Camille

proper noun

  • (1835–1921), French composer, pianist, and organist; full name Charles Camille Saint-Saëns. His work, which is characterized by elegance of form and melodic invention rather than emotion, includes his Third Symphony (1886), the tone poem Danse macabre (1874), and the Carnaval des animaux (1886).

Pronunciation

Saint-Saëns, Camille

/ˈsãsɒ̃//sɛ̃sɑ̃s/