Artist Category: Composers


                                                                ‘Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the […]

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Maurice Ravel

                                                                ‘I did my work slowly, drop by drop. I tore it out of me by pieces…’       Joseph Maurice Ravel was […]

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Frédéric Chopin

                                                                ‘I’m a revolutionary, money means nothing to me…’   Frédéric Chopin was a Polish composer of the Romantic era. A child prodigy, Chopin was born in what […]

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Erik Satie

  ‘Slanting and shadow-cutting a flickering eddy, Trickled in gusts of gold to the shiny flagstone, Where the atoms of amber in the fire mirroring themselves, Mingled their sarabande to the gymnopaedia’     Erik Satie Born in Honfleur, Normandy in May of 1866, Eric Alfred Leslie Satie was to become a prominent figure in […]

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Claude Debussy

                                                                ‘Music is the silence between the notes…’   Achille-Claude Debussy was born on the 22nd August 1862 in the small town of St Germain-en-laye. He […]

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