Debussy, (Achille-) Claude

 (1862–1918) French composer.

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  • Debussy, Achille-Claude — (1862 1918)    composer    Born in Saint Germain en Laye, Claude Debussy as he is known, entered the Paris Conservatoire at the age of 10, then at 16 became the private musician to Nadezdha van Meck, Pyotr Tchaikovsky s patroness. In that… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Debussy, (Achille-) Claude — born Aug. 22, 1862, Saint Germain en Laye, France died March 25, 1918, Paris French composer. Born into near poverty, he showed an early gift for the piano. He entered the Paris Conservatoire in 1873, and soon thereafter he was employed as… …   Universalium

  • Debussy, (Achille-) Claude — (22 ago. 1862, Saint Germain en Laye, Francia–25 mar. 1918, París). Compositor francés. Nacido al borde de la pobreza, mostró un talento pianístico precoz. En 1873 ingresó en el conservatorio de París. Poco después Nadezhda von Meck, mecenas de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Debussy — Claude Debussy, ca. 1908 (Foto von Nadar) Achille Claude Debussy (* 22. August 1862 in Saint Germain en Laye; † 25. März 1918 in Paris) war ein französischer Komponist des Impressio …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Claude — Claude, Albert Claude, Georges * * * (as used in expressions) Aron, Raymond (Claude Ferdinand) Bernard, Claude Chabrol, Claude Claude Michel Debussy, (Achille) Claude William Claude Dukenfield Helvetius, Claude Adrien Killy, Jean Claude Ledoux,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Debussy — (Achille Claude, dit Claude) (1862 1918) compositeur français. Il créa un langage musical fondé sur l emploi de gammes exotiques (gamme pentatonique) et sur la modalité, cultivant dissonances et harmonies nouvelles: Prélude à l après midi d un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Claude — /klawd/; Fr. /klohd/, n. 1. Albert, 1899 1983, U.S. biologist, born in Belgium: Nobel prize for medicine 1974. 2. Also, Claud. a male given name: from a Roman family name meaning lame. * * * (as used in expressions) Claude Michel Aron Raymond… …   Universalium

  • Achille — (as used in expressions) Braudel Paul Achille Fernand Debussy Achille Claude Varèse Edgard Victor Achille Charles * * * …   Universalium

  • Achille — (as used in expressions) Braudel, (Paul Achille) Fernand Debussy, (Achille) Claude Varèse, Edgard (Victor Achille Charles) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Claude Debussy — Portrait par Marcel Baschet (1884) Nom de naissance Achille Claude Debussy …   Wikipédia en Français

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