Born: Mar 03, 1857 AD
Died: 1934 AD, at 77 years of age.
1857 - He was born on the 3rd of March in Paris.
- Bruneau studied the cello at the Paris Conservatory, and played in the Pasdeloup orchestra. He soon began to compose, writing a cantata, Genevieve de Paris while still a young man.
1884-1886 - His Ouverture heroique was performed, followed by the choral symphonies, Lida, La Belle au bois dormant.
1887 - He produced his first opera, Kérim.
1893 - Bruneau's works, including L'Attaque du moulin.
- Zola himself wrote the libretti for the operas Messidor and L'Ouragan.
1895 - Bruneau was decorated with the Legion of Honor.
1934 - He died in Paris on the 15th of June.
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