Saint-Saëns' astonishing output
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Saint-Saëns: 15 facts about the great composer
11. Saint-Saëns' astonishing output
Over the course of his long life Saint-Saëns was incredibly prolific. After writing his first symphony at 16 he went on to write four more, along with five piano concertos, three violin concertos, two cello concertos and some 20 concertante works for soloists and orchestra.