Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1862-08-22
Death 1918-03-25
Gender:
Male
French
French

Biographical notes:

Claude Debussy (b. 22 August 1862–d. 25 March 1918) was one of the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France he attended the Conservatoire de Paris originally to study piano before switing to composition. His orchestral works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894), Nocturnes (1897–1899), Images (1905–1912). In 1904 he rose to international fame for his opera Pelléas et Mélisande. He also composed two books of Préludes and two of Études for piano. He died in Paris

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Subjects:

  • Piano music (Pianos (2), Arranged
  • Cantatas--Sacred--Scores
  • Sonatas (Violin and piano)--Scores
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Vocal)
  • Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble, Arranged--Parts
  • Piano music (four hands)
  • 1896.05.05
  • Suites (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Excerpts--Scores
  • Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble, Arranged
  • Songs with piano
  • Choral music
  • Vocal duets with piano
  • Harp--Orchestral excerpts
  • Ballets--Scores
  • Suites (Piano)
  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Operas--Drafts and sketches
  • Symphonic poems--Parts
  • Cantatas, Secular--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Song cycles--Excerpts
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores
  • Quintets (Flutes (2), celesta, harps (2)), Arranged--Scores
  • Ballets (Band), Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Suites (Piano, 4 hands)
  • Orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs (High voice) with piano--Scores
  • Band music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Marches (Band), Arranged--Parts
  • Trios--Piano and strings
  • Songs
  • Composers--Correspondence
  • 1886.04.23
  • Music
  • Symphonic poems--Scores
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra--Scores
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Monologues with music (Celesta, flutes (2), harps (2))
  • Symphonic poems (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged--Scores
  • Suites (Piano)--Scores
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Cantatas, Secular--Excerpts
  • Opera--Scores
  • Incidental music
  • Musical sketches
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
  • Piano music (4 hands)
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices, 4 parts) with orchestra--Scores
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra, Arranged--Scores
  • Violoncello and piano music, Arranged--Score
  • Songs (High voice) with piano
  • Piano trios--Scores
  • Etudes--Piano
  • Piano with orchestra
  • Flute with orchestra, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Quintets (Harp, violins (2), viola, violoncello), Arranged--Parts
  • Cantatas, Sacred--Excerpts, Arranged--Parts
  • Orchestral music--Parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 4 parts)--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Orchestra)--Scores
  • Sonatas (Violoncello and piano)--Scores
  • Sonatas (Violoncello and piano)
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 4 parts) with piano
  • Ballets--Piano scores
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Music--20th century
  • 1882ca
  • Piano music
  • Composers--19th century
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 4 parts) with orchestra--Vocal scores with piano
  • Composition (Music)
  • Suites--Orchestra--Arr. piano four-hands
  • Band music, Arranged--Parts
  • Ensembles à percussion arr--Partitions et parties
  • Piano music, arranged
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Piano trios, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--Scores
  • Operas--Excerpts--Scores
  • Chamber music
  • Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble, Arranged--Parts
  • Songs with orchestra, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Waltzes (piano)
  • Overtures--Scores
  • Orchestral music
  • Dance music
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with orchestra--Scores
  • String quartets--Scores
  • Cantatas, Secular--Excerpts, Arranged
  • 1895?
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Excerpts--Parts
  • Cantatas, Sacred--Excerpts--Scores
  • Cantatas, Secular--Score
  • Opera
  • Incidental music--Scores
  • Instrumental ensembles, Arranged--Parts
  • Waltzes (Orchestra), Arranged--Scores
  • Cantatas, Secular--Excerpts--Scores
  • Orchestral music--2-piano scores
  • Plucked instrument septets (Harps (7)), Arranged--Parts
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Unspecified instruments (4))--Scores
  • Suites (Orchestra)

Occupations:

  • Composers--France
  • Composers--19th century.--France
  • Composers

Places:

  • Paris, A8, FR
  • Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 11, FR
  • Republic of France, 00, FR