Fauré, Gabriel

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Born: Pamiers, Arlège, France, May 12, 1845

Died: Paris, November 4, 1924

Major Works:

  • Orchestral Music:
    • Pelléas et Mélissande, suite
  • Chamber Music:
    • Sonata No. 1, in A major for violin and piano
    • Quartet No. 2 in G minor for piano and strings
  • Vocal Music:
    • "Aprés un rêve
    • "Les Roses d'Ispahan
    • "Au cimetère
    • "Recontre"
    • "Soir," songs
    • La Bonne CHanson
    • L'Horizon chimmérique, song cycles
  • Other Works:
    • Ballade in F-sharp major, for piano and orchestra
    • Penelope, lyric drama
    • Requiem
    • 2 quintets for piano and strings
    • 2 sonatas for cello and piano
    • Sonata No. 2 in E minor for violin and piano
    • Trio in D minor
    • String Quartet
    • Impromptus, nocturnes, barcarolles, preludes, for piano

Source: Cross, Milton, and David Ewen. 1962. Milton Cross' Encyclopedia of the Great Composers and Their Music. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.

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