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Dukas, Paul (1865 - 1935), composer, critic, teacher

Manuela Schwartz and G.W. Hopkins

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Paris, 1 Oct 1865; d Paris, 17 May 1935). French composer, critic and teacher. Dukas was not only an influence on many French 20th-century composers and others such as Zemlinsky and Berg, but also remains important in his own right. His reputation rests on only a small number of compositions, notably the Piano Sonata, Ariane et Barbe-bleue, the ballet La Péri and L'apprenti sorcier. Dukas's

Keywords: Life; Works

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Subjects: Music

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