Fauré, Gabriel


Fauré, Gabriel
(1845-1924)
   composer
   Born in Pamiers, Gabriel Fauré studied at the Ecole Niedermeyer under camille saint-saëns and is considered also a disciple of Frédéric CHOPiN.From 1866 to 1905, he was organist in a number of churches in Paris, including the Madeleine and saint-sulpice. He became professor of composition at the Paris Conservatoire in 1896, where he later served as director (1905-20). His students included maurice ravel and others. With Saint-Saëns, Fauré was instrumental in keeping the French musical tradition in the forefront when the tendency at the time was to adopt the style and technique of German romantic music. Fauré wrote within smaller genres, especially short piano pieces and songs. He excelled in melody, piano, and chamber music. As one of the most eminent representatives of French chamber music, he is considered, along with claude debussy, a founder of a new musical sensibility. A prolific composer, Fauré's works include a series of Mélodies (1868-1900); La bonne Chanson (1891), inspired by the poems of paul verlaine; La Chanson d'Eve (1916); La Requiem (1887); four Valses caprices (1883-1894); six Impromptus (1884-1913); 13 Nocturnes (1883-22); 13 Barcarolles (1883-1921); and nine Préludes (1910).

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

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  • Fauré, Gabriel — ▪ French composer in full  Gabriel Urbain Fauré  born May 12, 1845, Pamiers, Ariège, France died Nov. 4, 1924, Paris  composer whose refined and gentle music influenced the course of modern French music.       Fauré s musical abilities became… …   Universalium

  • Fauré, Gabriel — (12 May 1845, Pamiers, Ariège, France – 4 November 1824, Paris)    Master of French art song who composed about a dozen motets, mostly for solo voices and organ, one Messe {}basse ( low mass ), and a Requiem, by far his most famous sacred work …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Fauré, Gabriel (-Urbain) — born May 12, 1845, Pamiers, Ariège, Fr. died Nov. 4, 1924, Paris French composer. Born into the minor aristocracy, he enrolled at age nine in a Paris music school, where he studied with Camille Saint Saë ns and remained 11 years. He held the… …   Universalium

  • Fauré,Gabriel Urbain — Fau·ré (fō rāʹ), Gabriel Urbain. 1845 1924. French composer chiefly noted for his songs, including the cycle La Bonne Chanson (1891 1892), and for his Requiem (1887). * * * …   Universalium

  • Fauré, Gabriel (-Urbain) — (12 may. 1845, Pamiers, Ariège, Francia–4 nov. 1924, París). Compositor francés. Nacido en la baja aristocracia, a los nueve años se matriculó en una escuela de música parisina, donde estudió con Camille Saint Saë ns y permaneció 11 años.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Fauré — Gabriel Fauré « Fauré » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Fauré (homonymie).  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Gabriel Faure …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gabriel Fauré — Gabriel Urbain Fauré Nacimiento 12 de mayo de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gabriel Fauré — Gabriel Urbain Fauré (* 12. Mai 1845 in Pamiers (Département Ariège); † 4. November 1924 in Paris) war ein französischer Komponist. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Faure — oder Fauré steht für einen französischen Vornamen, z. B. Faure Gnassingbé den Nachnamen folgender Personen: Adrien Faure (1905–1981), französischer Widerstandskämpfer Antoine Fauré (?? ??), französischer Radrennfahrer Benoît Fauré (1900–1980),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gabriel (Vorname) — Gabriel (hebräisch: גַּבְרִיאֵל; ursprünglich: „(Der Gott) El ist mein Held”, hebräisch „Gott ist mein Held”) ist ein männlicher Vorname und Familienname. Die weibliche Form des Namens ist Gabriele. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Etymologie 2 Varianten 3… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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