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Famous Conductors from France

List of notable or famous conductors from France, with bios and photos, including the top conductors born in France and even some popular conductors who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French conductors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These conductors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known conductor from France is included when available.

List features people like Reynaldo Hahn and Maurice Jarre.

This historic conductors from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French conductors of note?" and "Who are the most famous conductors from France?" These prominent conductors of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French conductors.

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    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Alexandre Luigini
    Dec. at 56 (1850-1906)
    • Birthplace: Lyon, France
  • Alfred Cortot
    Dec. at 84 (1877-1962)
    • Birthplace: Switzerland, Nyon
  • André Campra
    Dec. at 83 (1660-1744)
    • Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
  • André Cluytens
    Dec. at 62 (1905-1967)
    • Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
  • André Messager
    Dec. at 75 (1853-1929)
    • Birthplace: Montluçon, France
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Camille Chevillard
    Dec. at 63 (1859-1923)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Camille Saint-Saëns
    Dec. at 86 (1835-1921)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Carlos Salzedo
    Dec. at 76 (1885-1961)
    • Birthplace: Arcachon, France
  • Charles Bruck
    Dec. at 84 (1911-1995)
    • Birthplace: Romania
  • Charles Lamoureux
    Dec. at 65 (1834-1899)
    • Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
  • Charles Münch
    Dec. at 77 (1891-1968)
    • Birthplace: France, Strasbourg
    • Birthplace: Avignon, France
  • Dec. at 84 (1880-1965)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Birthplace: Tossa de Mar, Spain
  • Édouard Colonne
    Dec. at 71 (1838-1910)
    • Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
  • Édouard Deldevez
    Dec. at 80 (1817-1897)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Birthplace: France, Paris
  • Dec. at 77 (1888-1965)
    • Birthplace: Rennes, France
  • Dec. at 91 (1867-1958)
    • Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
  • Dec. at 83 (1870-1954)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
  • Gabriel Fauré
    Dec. at 79 (1845-1924)
    • Birthplace: Pamiers, France
  • Gabriel Pierné
    Dec. at 73 (1863-1937)
    • Birthplace: Metz, France
    • Birthplace: France, Waziers