Organist, pianist and recording artist
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Saint-Saëns: 15 facts about the great composer
9. Organist, pianist and recording artist
Saint- Saëns was said to be "unequalled on the organ", and almost without competition on the piano. However his performance style was described as ‘restrained, subtle and cool’. He was one of the first pianists to experiment with recordings, and was in fact the earliest-born pianist to ever make a recording of his work.