Claude-Achille Debussy

Claude Debussy circa 1908
Claude Debussy circa 1908
  • 22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918
  • A French composer and fundamental in the field of impressionist music
  • Attended the Paris Conservatory at age 11 for his gift in piano
  • Most famous works include "La Mer" for orchestra, the opera "Pelléas et Mélisande" and numerous pieces for piano.
  • Succumbed to colon cancer at the age of 55

 

  Chamber Music Works

  • String Quartet
    • Op. 10, g minor, 1893
  • Sonatas
    • Cello and Piano, 1915
    • Violin and Piano, 1916-17
    • Flute, Viola, and Harp, 1915
    • "Rhapsody" for saxophone and piano, 1901-08
    • "Rhapsody" for clarinet and piano, 1909-10
    • "Petite Pièce" for clarinet and piano, 1910
    • "Syrinx" for flute, 1913

 

 

 

 

 

 

References: Wikipedia contributors, "Claude Debussy," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Claude_Debussy&oldid=499164647 (accessed July 12, 2012).