Henri Sauguet, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Henri Sauguet

French composer

Date of Birth: 18-May-1901

Place of Birth: Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 22-Jun-1989

Profession: composer, film score composer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Henri Sauguet

  • Henri Sauguet (18 May 1901 – 22 June 1989), was a French composer.
  • Born in Bordeaux as Henri-Pierre Poupard, he adopted his mother's maiden name as his pseudonym.
  • His output includes operas, ballets, four symphonies (1945, 1949, 1955, 1971), concertos, chamber and choral music and numerous songs, as well as film music.
  • Although he experimented with musique concrète and expanded tonality, he remained opposed to particular systems and his music evolved little: he developed tonal or modal ideas in smooth curves, producing an art of clarity, simplicity and restraint.

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