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Eugène Gigout

In his lifetime, Eugène Gigout was an improved known organist than composer. Certainly, rather than least because he kept the esteemed organist post at Saint-Austin Cathedral in Paris from 1863 until his loss of life in 1925, a period of 62 years! Gigout composed a big body of music for …

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Moritz Moszkowski

The Jewish pianist Moritz Moszkowski was German-born, but always claimed Polish nationality. A kid prodigy, Moszkowski moved into the Dresden conservatory at age group 11, and following that shifted to Berlin where he researched piano with Eduard Frank and Theodore Kullak and structure with Friedrich Kiel. Kullak was therefore impressed …

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André Caplet

Although remembered mainly as an orchestrator and editor of unfinished functions by his good friend Claude Debussy, André Caplet was a good composer in his very own right, employed in the Impressionist design of his time and place. Developing up in an unhealthy family pressed Caplet into music early; by …

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Erik Satie

Erik Satie was a significant French composer from your generation of Debussy. Greatest remembered for a number of sets of piano items, including Trois Gymnopédies (1888), Trois Sarabandes (1887) and Trois Gnossiennes (1890), he was championed by Jean Cocteau and helped create the popular band of French composers, Les Six, …

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