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Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (May 12, 1842 – August 13, 1912) was a French composer from Montaud, France, who was best known for his operas.

His compositions were very popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and he ranks as one of the greatest melodists of his era. Soon after his death, Massenet's style went out of fashion, and many of his operas fell into almost total oblivion. Apart from Manon and…

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  • superb
  • Stop listening to one song! He didn't just compose one track called 'Meditation'.
  • I'm starting to seriously appreciate french opera. Massenet really got the Werther subject right with his opera.
  • The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Jules Massenet into the Class of 1968. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame
  • Shame the Top Tracks are filled with differently tagged Thais Meditations.
  • fantastic description LOL
  • Meditation From Thais. ♥
  • Ó, Werther!
  • Elegie !
  • Great music!

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