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Charles-François Gounod
(1818 - 1893)

Charles-François Gounod


"Ah, friend, not so fast! Look, let me turn the handle...This is the tempo and let me tell you, my good fellow, I wrote it."
- Said to a street organ-grinder playing Siebel's aria 'Faites-lui mes aveux' from Faust.


French composer noted particularly for his operas, of which the most famous is Faust.
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