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CLAUDE DEBUSSY - (1862-1929)


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


SUMMARY
 
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
 
Web Site: http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/debussy.html
 
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.
 
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