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William Walton (29/03/1902 - 08/03/1983)

William Walton (29/03/1902 - 08/03/1983)

Avant-garde composer John Cage started out as a disciple of Arnold Schoenberg. He greatly looked up to the exiled Austrian as a model of how a true artist ought to live.

Avant-garde composer John Cage started out as a disciple of Arnold Schoenberg. He greatly looked up to the exiled Austrian as a model of how a true artist ought to live.

Kurt Atterberg (1887 –1974) was a Swedish composer and engineer. He is best known for his symphonies, operas and ballets. He cited the Russians, Brahms and Reger as his musical influences, and his works combine their compositional styles with Swedish folk tunes. Atterberg composed nine symphonies. His Ninth Symphony (entitled Sinfonia Visionaria) was, like Beethoven's, scored for orchestra and chorus with vocal soloists.

Kurt Atterberg (1887 –1974) was a Swedish composer and engineer. He is best known for his symphonies, operas and ballets. He cited the Russians, Brahms and Reger as his musical influences, and his works combine their compositional styles with Swedish folk tunes. Atterberg composed nine symphonies. His Ninth Symphony (entitled Sinfonia Visionaria) was, like Beethoven's, scored for orchestra and chorus with vocal soloists.

Luís de Freitas Branco (12/10/1890 - 27/11/1955)

Luís de Freitas Branco (12/10/1890 - 27/11/1955)

André Jolivet (08/08/1905 - 20/12/1974)

André Jolivet (08/08/1905 - 20/12/1974)

William Walton (1902-1983), English composer of the massive cantata, "Belshazzar's Feast."

William Walton (1902-1983), English composer of the massive cantata, "Belshazzar's Feast."

Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986). became chorister at the Rouen Cathedral Choir School, where he studied piano and organ. At age 17 he took organ lessons with Tournemire. In 1920 he entered the Conservatoire de Paris, eventually graduating with 1st prizes in organ, harmony, piano accompaniment, and composition. In 1927, Louis Vierne nominated him as his assistant at Notre-Dame. The two remained lifelong friends, and Duruflé was at Vierne's side acting as assistant when Vierne died in 1937

Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986). became chorister at the Rouen Cathedral Choir School, where he studied piano and organ. At age 17 he took organ lessons with Tournemire. In 1920 he entered the Conservatoire de Paris, eventually graduating with 1st prizes in organ, harmony, piano accompaniment, and composition. In 1927, Louis Vierne nominated him as his assistant at Notre-Dame. The two remained lifelong friends, and Duruflé was at Vierne's side acting as assistant when Vierne died in 1937

Maurice Duruflé (1902 - 1986)  Duruflé stands firmly in the line of French organist-composers that began with César Franck. He studied organ with Tournemire, Vierne, and Gigout and composition with Dukas at the Paris Conservatoire, where he received premier prix in organ, harmony, fugue, accompaniment, and composition.

Maurice Duruflé (1902 - 1986) Duruflé stands firmly in the line of French organist-composers that began with César Franck. He studied organ with Tournemire, Vierne, and Gigout and composition with Dukas at the Paris Conservatoire, where he received premier prix in organ, harmony, fugue, accompaniment, and composition.

Carlos Guastavino (05/04/1912 - 29/10/2000)

Carlos Guastavino (05/04/1912 - 29/10/2000)

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