Charles Gounod

Charles Gounod bio

Birth Name: Charles Gounod

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: June 17, 1818

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Charles Gounod was born on the 17th of June, 1818. He was known for being a Composer. 19th century French composer who was best known for “Ave Maria” and “Faust,” an opera. His opera “Roméo et Juliette” was lesser known, but still occasionally performed by successive generations of opera companies.

Charles Gounod was born in France. He was the winner of the 1839 Prix de Rome after studying at the Paris Conservatoire. He was trained by the esteemed Fromental Halévy. He also made history by being the first conductor of the Royal Choral Society.

Charles Gounod was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charles Gounod is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Charles Gounod’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Charles Gounod’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Charles Gounod was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Charles Gounod
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Charles Gounod was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Charles Gounod was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Charles Gounod had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Charles Gounod’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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