Opera Arts, the home of opera art, opera posters, opera singers, opera conductors and opera composers

Opera Arts

Opera Composers

Charles Gounod

Charles Gounod




Gounod wrote lyrical operas on literary themes, including Roméo et Juliette and Mireille.

His Faust however, has been one of the most popular operas ever written and still holds the stage today.

In the early 20th Century, Faust was generally considered as being the most popular opera ever, but its position was shaken by the rise of the Italian school with Verdi and the verrismo opera's of Giacomo Puccini.


Back to Opera Composers

Opera, Opera Posters, Opera Art, Opera Stars, Opera Arts

Privacy Policy

Opera Arts
© 2010-2013