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CLAUDE DEBUSSY - (1862-1929)

CLAUDE DEBUSSY - (1862-1929)
Claude Debussy, photo by Félix Nadar, ca. 1908.

Full Name: Achille-Claude Debussy
Description: Composer, French
Known For: One of Debussys most popular pieces, "Clair de Lune" (1893)
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Classical
Location: France
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Date Born: 22nd August 1862
Location Born: France
Date Died: 25th March 1929
Location Died: Paris, France
Cause Of Death: Cancer
Memorial: He was interred in the small Cimetière de Passy sequestered behind the Trocadéro, and French culture has ever since celebrated Debussy as one of its most distinguished representatives.
Summary: Claude Debussy was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye in 1862, the eldest of five children. His father owned a china shop and his mother was a seamstress.
Photo Comments: This image is in the public domain.
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