- (1892-1974)composerBorn in Aix-en-Provence, where he was descended from an old Jewish family, Milhaud studied under a number of noted music professors, and his earliest inclinations were toward the music of claude debussy, Russian music, and the poetry of paul claudel, whom he met in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where the latter was serving as secretary to the French ambassador (1917-18). Upon his return to France, Milhaud joined the group of young French composers known as Les six. His own work was already gaining an international reputation. in 1940, he went to the united states and became professor of composition at Mills College in Oakland, California. During that time (1940-47), he was both a teacher and a composer. Returning to France (1947), he divided his time between Mills College and the Paris Conservatoire, where he also taught composition. His body of work, which exceeds 400 opera, is one of the largest of the 20th century. He wrote in nearly all genres.
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MILHAUD, DARIUS — (1892–1974), French composer. Milhaud was born in Aix en Provence and was descended from an old Jewish family that claimed to have been among the first settlers in southern France after the fall of Jerusalem. He entered the Paris Conservatory at… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Milhaud, Darius — born Sept. 4, 1892, Aix en Provence, France died June 22, 1974, Geneva, Switz. French composer. Milhaud studied at the Paris Conservatoire, then at the Schola Cantorum with Vincent d Indy. He became known as one of Les Six, a group of young… … Universalium
Milhaud, Darius — ► (1892 1974) Compositor francés. Formó parte del Grupo de los seis. A través de la superposición melódica y armónica, crea un estilo politonal. Obras: La creación del mundo (1922) (ballet) y Cristóbal Colón (1928) (ópera), entre otras. * * * (4… … Enciclopedia Universal
Milhaud, Darius — (4 September 1892, Aix en Provence, France – 22 June 1974, Geneva) A prolific composer of secular works, Milhaud nevertheless wrote some works exhibiting his Jewish heritage, in particular: Poèmes Juifs (1916), Liturgie Comtadine (1933), and… … Historical dictionary of sacred music
Milhaud, Darius — (1891–1974) French composer. Dividing his time between France and the United States, Milhaud was a prolific composer, writing music for operas, orchestral concerts, songs, films and ballet. His biblical opera David was composed for the… … Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament
Milhaud,Darius — Mil·haud (mē yōʹ), Darius. 1892 1974. French composer who experimented with polytonality and jazz styles. His works include the opera The Lost Sheep (1910) and the ballet Moïse (1940). * * * … Universalium
Milhaud, Darius — (1892 1974) French composer. He was born in Aix en Provence. He served as secretary to the French minister in Brazil in 1917 18. After returning to Paris, he wrote a wide variety of musical compositions including David, Service sacre, Poemes… … Dictionary of Jewish Biography
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Darius Milhaud — ( 1926), Paris Darius Milhaud (French pronunciation: [daʁjys mijo]; 4 September 1892 – 22 June 1974) was a French composer and teacher. He was a member of Les Six also known as The Group of Six and one of the most prolific composers of the… … Wikipedia
Milhaud — (Darius) (1892 1974) compositeur français: le Boeuf sur le toit (1919), la Création du monde (1923), ballets … Encyclopédie Universelle