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Joseph-Maurice Ravel

Joseph-Maurice Ravel

Composer: Joseph-Maurice Ravel

Dates: 7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937

Nationality: French

Title of Piece: Daphnis et Chloé


Brief Biography: Ravel, along with Debussy was one of the most prominent figures of Impressionist music. He was active during a period of great artistic innovation and diversification and would have benefitted from a great many sources of influence. Ravel believed that the term ‘Impressionist’ was exclusive to painting and refused to accept the description for his work.