French Composer Claude Debussy Born On This Day in 1862 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French composer Claude Debussy was born on this day in 1862 – 155 years ago

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Claude Debussy Birthday

French composer Claude Debussy was born on this day in 1862 – 155 years ago.

He is remembered as one of the most important French composers of all time – with his music noted for its impressionistic, sensory nature.

Debussy’s major contribution to the violin repertoire is his Violin Sonata in G Minor – his final completed work before his death in 1918.

DAVID OISTRAKH & FRIDA BAUER | DEBUSSY | SONATA IN G MINOR FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO | 1972

 

Debussy: Violin Sonata - Cello Sonata - Ravel: Piano Trio

Vladimir Ashkenazy

Itzhak Perlman

Lynn Harrell

Release Date: November 14, 1995

Decca

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