The composer Cecile Chaminade died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Greatly admired and acclaimed in her day. She was a prolific composer whose works largely fell by the wayside in the latter 20th century.
Her first concert was given at the age of 18, after which her reputation as a composer soared internationally.
She favored character pieces and salon songs. Very few of her compositions eluded publishing.