Charles-François Gounod (June 18, 1818 – October 18, 1893) was a French composer, best known for his Ave Maria as well as his operas Faust and Roméo et Juliette.
Gounod was born in Paris, the son of a pianist mother and a draftsman father. His mother was his first piano teacher. Under her tutelage, Gounod first showed his musical talents. He entered the Paris Conservatoire where he studied under Fromental Halévy.
|1||Ave Maria||3,377 listeners|
|2||Ave Maria (after J.S. Bach)||310 listeners|
|3||033. Charles-François Gounod - Ave Maria||71 listeners|
|4||Marche funebre d’une marionnette (Funeral March of a Marionette)||40 listeners|
|5||Funeral March of a Marionette||35 listeners|
|6||Walzer aus Faust||26 listeners|
|7||Faust - Salut, demeure chaste et pure||25 listeners|
|8||Gounod:: Faust -- Soldier's Chorus (Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge)||23 listeners|
|10||Valse de Juliette (Romeo and Juliet)||18 listeners|