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Roger-Ducasse, Jean (1873 - 1954), composer, teacher

Barbara L. Kelly

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 Bordeaux, 18 April 1873; d Taillan-Médoc, Gironde, 19 July 1954). French composer and teacher. A student at the Paris Conservatoire from 1892, he studied composition with Fauré, counterpoint with Gédalge, harmony with Pessard and piano with Charles-Auguste de Bériot. In the 1902 Prix de Rome competition his cantata, Alcyone, beat Ravel's entry, gaining the second prize. He was a founding member of the Société Musicale Indépendante (1909)

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