French Composer Gabriel Fauré Died On This Day in 1924 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French composer Gabriel Fauré died on this day in 1924 – aged 79

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French composer Gabriel Fauré died on this day in 1924 – aged 79.

He is remembered as one of the most prominent French composers of all time – with his musical style influencing many 20th-Century successors.

Fauré’s major contributions to the string repertoire include 2 violin sonatas, 2 cello sonatas, a string quartet, piano quartet and a piano trio – and popular cello laments, Élegie and Sicilienne.

 

VC ARTIST BOMSORI KIM | FAURÉ | VIOLIN SONATA NO.1 IN A MAJOR | 2012 JOSEPH JOACHIM VIOLIN COMPETITION HANNOVER

 

Faure & Strauss Violin Sonatas |CD|

Itzhak Perlman

Emanuel Ax

Release Date: August 28, 2015

Deutsche Grammophon

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