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Darius Milhaud

(1892—1974) French composer

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Arthur Honegger

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(1892–1955)

French-born composer of Swiss parentage.

Born in Le Havre into a comfortable bourgeois environment, Honegger was not only musically talented but also a...

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Dave Brubeck

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1920– )

US jazz pianist and composer. The Dave Brubeck quartet was enormously successful from 1951 to 1967, and made a significant contribution to popularizing jazz when it was out...

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David

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Opera in 5 acts and 12 scenes by Milhaud to lib. by Lunel, commissioned by Koussevitzky Foundation to mark 3,000th anniv. of Jerusalem. Comp. 1952. Prod. Jerusalem, concert version, 1954,...

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Erik Satie

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(b Honfleur, 1866; d Paris, 1925).

Fr. composer and pianist, son of Fr. father and Scottish mother. Moved to Paris 1878. Worked as pianist in 1888 at Montmartre cabaret. In same...

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Georges Auric

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(1899–1983)

French composer, best known for his ballets and film scores.

Born at Lodève, he studied first at the Montpellier Conservatory, then at the Paris Conservatoire...

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Heitor Villa-Lobos

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Villa-Lobos' Chôros compositions were influenced by Brazilian folk music and the music of Claude Debussy. His range of works

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Jean Cocteau

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(b Maisons‐Laffitte, 1889; d Milly‐la‐forêt, 1963).

Fr. poet, novelist, and playwright, often assoc. with mus. as librettist or propagandist. Wrote scenario for Satie's Parade...

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Jewish music

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It is apparent from the Old Testament and from archaeological discoveries that instr. and vocal mus. has always played a part in Jewish life, both on sacred and secular occasions. After the...

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La Création du monde

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Ballet in 1 act, mus. Milhaud, lib. Cendrars, choreog. Börlin. Prod. Paris 1923. Later choreog. de Valois, MacMillan, and others.

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Les Six

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(Fr.).

The Six. Name applied by Fr. mus. critic Henri Collet in 1920 to group of young Fr. composers who, under influence of Satie and Cocteau, had achieved notoriety for their...

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