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Georges Bizet (1838 – 1875)

Georges Bizet, also known as Alexandre-César-Léopold Bizet, was a French composer who lived in the 19th century. He is best known for his opera "Carmen," which was a huge success and is still performed frequently today. Bizet was born in Paris in 1838 and began studying music at a young age. He attended the Paris Conservatoire and studied under prominent composers such as Charles Gounod and Georges Onslow.

Bizet's career was fairly short-lived, as he died at the young age of 36. However, he left a lasting impact on the world of classical music with his compositions. In addition to "Carmen," he also composed several other operas, including "Les pêcheurs de perles," "La jolie fille de Perth," and "Djamileh." He also composed numerous orchestral works, including "L'Arlésienne" and "Symphony in C."

Bizet's music is known for its vivid melodies and energetic rhythms, which helped to establish him as a leading composer of the Romantic era. Despite his untimely death, his works continue to be celebrated and performed all over the world. His legacy lives on as a testament to his talent and dedication to the art of music.