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Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc

Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc

Composer: Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc

Dates: 7 January 1899 – 30 January 1963

Nationality: French

Title of Piece: Aubade

 

Brief Biography: A member of Les Six, Poulenc caught the attention of Stravinsky. He was on of the first openly gay composers. Lyrical melody is prevalent in his music which underlies his contribution to vocal music especially French art song.

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