Camille Saint-Saëns: French Composer Quiz

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Which composer was known for their improvisation skills on the organ?

Camille Saint-Saëns

Which artistic movement is characterized by symmetry, simplicity, clarity, sober colors, shallow space, and strong lines?

Neoclassical

Which composer was known for creating their most popular works after getting married?

Camille Saint-Saëns

Which composer was a musical prodigy, composing their first work at age 3 and performing in a concert at age 10?

Camille Saint-Saëns

Which composer served as a court conductor in Weimar, Germany, teaching, writing, and conducting?

Franz Liszt

Which artist was born in Paris to a wealthy family and studied at the College of the Four Nations and the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture?

Jacques-Louis David

Who was known for championing rigorous contours and sculpted forms despite a facial tumor?

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Which artist was appointed as the 'First Painter to the Emperor' by Napoleon Bonaparte?

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

In which museum are all of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres' approximately 4,000 artworks housed?

Ingres Museum, Montauban

Which artistic movement was partially a reaction to the Industrial Revolution and the social and political standards of the Age of Enlightenment?

Romantic Art

Who produced 'Los Caprichos' and 'The Black Paintings' that defied traditional academia?

Francisco Goya

Which artist acknowledged nature as his art teacher and focused on the world of the dispossessed?

Francisco Goya

Test your knowledge about the life and works of Camille Saint-Saëns, a prominent French composer of the 19th century. From his early prodigious talent to his diverse compositions spanning various genres, this quiz covers key aspects of his career.

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