Florent Schmitt

The French composer Florent Schmitt was born at Blamont, Meurthe-et-Moselle, on 28 September 1870. He studied under Fauré and Massenet, eventually becoming a prolific composer of highly evocative music, including several operas. He died at Neuilly-sur-Seine on 17 August 1958.

A selection of articles about Florent Schmitt

CD Spotlight. An Individualistic Voice - Music by French composer Florent Schmitt, recommended by Geoff Pearce. 'The orchestra and soloists are very fine, and the atmospheric nature of the music is beautifully captured.'

Ensemble. Quite Stunning - The 2015 Three Choirs Festival, enjoyed by Roderic Dunnett



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