Cras, Jean, 1879-1932

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Jean Cras, composer and officer in the French navy, composed Âmes d'enfants for his daughters, Isaure, Colette, and Monique, while commander of the ship Commandant Bory. The work was written in three versions: for piano, six hands and four hands, and for orchestra.

From the description of Âmes d'enfants : pour orchestre / Jean Cras. 1918 Feb-Mar. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092348

Opera, with a libretto by Albert Samain, originally in four acts. The work was the winner of the Prix de la Ville de Paris in 1921.

From the description of Polyphème. 1912-1921. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092349

Jean Cras, French composer and naval officer.

Suite for orchestra, in three movements corresponding to sections of a ship's log. Composed 1927.

From the description of Journal de bord : suite symphonic / Jean Cras. 1927 November 12. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 607863126

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associatedWith Samain, Albert Victor, 1858-1900. person
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France
France
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Composers--20th century
Orchestral music--Scores
Operas--Vocal scores with piano
Suites (Orchestra)--Scores
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Composers
Composers--20th century.--France
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Birth 1879-05-22

Death 1932-09-14

French

French

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