Georges Bizet

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Wertman, Brittany Art 001 Section 1 November 4, 2010 Artist ~ Georges Bizet 1. Georges Bizet 2. October 25, 1838 – June 3, 1875 3. French 4. Romantic Era 5. Composer and Pianist 5 Pieces of Art Related Biographical Information 1. Best known for the opera Carmen. 2. Bizet's first symphony, the Symphony in C , was written in November 1855, when he was seventeen. 3. Bizet wrote Jeux d'enfants ( Children's games ) for piano duet in 1871. 4. On 3 June 1869, Bizet married Geneviève Halévy (1849–1926), the daughter of his late teacher Fromental Halévy . 5. Bizet died on his sixth wedding anniversary, exactly three months after Carmen's first performance. Plot Summary of Carmen http://www.helium.com/items/1617711-opera-guide-carmen-bizet?page=2 Act I A crowd of soldiers, including Morales, stands in a square outside the cigarette factory where Carmen works. Micaela approaches them, looking for Don Jose. They attempt to flirt with her, but she flees. Don Jose and Zuniga arrive with the changing of the guard. Don Jose
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