“I am a French soundtrack composer ("Cinematic Chaos"), keyboard juggler & lover of life's simple pleasures, born in Normandy and currently living in California. I left France 25 years ago but can’t help looking back now and then at my homeland with loving and nostalgic thoughts. Come and discover my passions and my music.”
Do you know your Bizet from your Berlioz? Or your Satie from Saint-Saëns? Find out a little more about some of your favourite French composers in this mini guide to the Romantic era in Classical music.
The French aren’t just known for baguettes and wine. It appears that their music is also getting some attention. What makes francophile listeners go Oh là là ? The words? The music? The images they evoke?
While Charlotte isn’t a technically gifted singer per se (nor was her dad), her mix of femme fatale, innocent looks and her sweet breathy voice have that English/French ‘je-ne-sais-quoi’ which makes every sound she whispers irresistible.