Georges Bizet

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Songwriter(1838–1875)
French composer Georges Bizet is best known for the realistic opera Carmen, a work that established itself as the model of opéra comique.

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French composer Georges Bizet is best known for the realistic opera Carmen, a work that established itself as the model of opéra comique. He was motivated by the need to bring realism to French opera he considered frivolous. Though his work is associated with opera comique, it is more serious than the vast majority of that category.

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