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Requiem, op.48

Gabriel Fauré (composer)
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Title
Requiem, op.48
Composer
Gabriel Fauré 1845-1924
Publisher
Philips, 1988
1 cd
Recording date
1975, 1979
Playing time
01:00:07
EAN
0028942070721
CDR
DBX0439

About Gabriel Fauré

Gabriel Urbain Fauré (French: [ɡabʁijɛl yʁbɛ̃ fɔʁe]; 12 May 1845 – 4 November 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers. Among his best-known works are his Pavane, Requiem, Sicilienne, nocturnes for piano and the songs "Après un rêve" and "Clair de lune". Although his best-known and most accessible compositions are generally his earlier ones, Fauré composed many of his most highly regarded works in his later years, in a more harmonically and melodically complex style.

Fauré was born into a cultured but not especially musical family. His talent became clear when he was a small boy. At the age of nine, he was sent to the Ecole Niedermeyer music college in Paris, where he was trained to be …Read more on Wikipedia