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Gabriel Fauré


Who is Gabriel Fauré?

Gabriel Fauré: Gabriel Urbain Fauré was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers. Among his best-known works are his Pavane, Requiem, nocturnes for piano and the songs "Après un rêve" and "Clair de lune". Although his best-known and most accessible compositions are generally his earlier ones, Fauré composed many of his most highly regarded works in his later years, in a more harmonically and melodically complex style.

  • also known as Fauré; Gabriel Urbain Fauré; G. Fauré; Faure; Fauri; 포레; Fauré, Gabriel
  • born on (170 years ago) in Pamiers, child of Toussaint-Honoré Fauré and Marie-Antoinette-Hélène Lalène-Laprade
  • nationality: France
  • religion: Catholicism
  • profession: Composer, pianist, organist, conductor
  • member of musical group Gabriel Fauré & André Messager
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  • died on (91 years ago) in Paris
  • genres: Romantic music, Classical music, Opera, Incidental music, Chamber music, Art song
  • albums: "Musique de chambre, Volume 1", "Violin Sonatas", "Requiem Op. 48 (Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire feat. conductor: André Cluytens, soprano: Victoria de los Angeles, baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau)", "The Complete Music for Piano", "Requiem & Cantique de Jean Racine - Cambridge Singers City of London Sinfonia John Rutter", "Musique de chambre (cello: Frédéric Lodeon, piano: Jean-Philippe Collard, alto: Bruno Pasquier, violin: Augustin Dumay), Volume 2", "Musique de chambre (feat. cello: Frédéric Lodeon, flute: Michel Debost, piano: Jean-Philippe Collard, violin: Augustin Dumay), Volume 1", "Complete Works for Cello", "Piano Quartets, Opp. 15 & 45 (piano: Emanuel Ax, violin: Isaac Stern, viola: Jaime Laredo, cello: Yo-Yo Ma)", "Wederhoor Fauré", "Requiem, Op. 48 (Helikon Opera, feat. conductor: Kiril Tikhonov)", "L'Horizon chimérique (Lydian String Quartet feat. baritone: Sanford Sylvan, piano: David Breitman)", "13 Nocturnes (piano: Germaine Thyssens-Valentin)", "Piano Quartets", "Requiem", "Requiem / Messe basse", "Requiem and other choral music (The Cambridge Singers, Members of the City of London Sinfonia feat. conductor: John Rutter)", "Complete Works for Violin and Piano", "Musique de chambre", "Nocturne No.4 in E-flat major, Op.36 (Robert Finley)", "Panorama", "Piano Quintets", "Pavane in F-sharp minor, for orchestra and chorus, Op. 50 (Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra feat conductor: G. Cooper)", "Requiem / Cantique de Jean Racine / Motets / messe basse (Ensemble vocal et instrumental de Lausanne feat. conductor: Michel Corboz, solists: Magali Dami, Peter Harvey)", "Requiem / Elegie / Messe Basse", "Requiem / Messe des pêcheurs de Villerville", "Requiem and other works", "Requiem / Nocturnes / Trois Mélodies", "Requiem / Cantique de Jean Racine", "Requiem / Pavane", "Mélodies (soprano: Elly Ameling, baritone: Gérard Souzay, piano: Dalton Baldwin)", "Orchestral Music", "Fauré: Requiem - Ave Verum - Tantum Ergo - Pavane - Les Djinns - Cantique de Jean Racine - Madrigal", "Requiem, Op. 48 / Pelléas et Mélisande, suite, Op. 80 / Pavane, Op. 50 (Chœur et orchestre symphonique de Montréal feat. conductor: Charles Dutoit)", "L'Œuvre pour piano (feat. piano: Jean Hubeau)", "Pavane / Pelleas et Melisande / Masques et Bergamasques Suite / Fantasie for Flute", "L'Œuvre pour piano (feat. piano: Jean Doyen)", "The Complete Songs, Volume 1: Au bord de l'eau", "La Naissance de Vénus, œuvres chorales et mélodies (Solistes de Lyon-Bernard Tétu feat. director: Bernard Tétu, piano: Jan-Claude Pennetier)", "Requiem / Pavane / Pelléas et Mélisande / Ballade", "La Chanson d'Eve and Other Songs", "Le Requiem de Fauré", "Requiem / La Naissance de Vénus / Cantique de Jean Racine / Pavane (BBC Philharmonic & City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus feat. conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier)", "Requiem / La Naissance de Vénus / Cantique de Jean Racine (Sinfonia Australis feat. conductor: Antony Walker, choir: Cantillation, soprano: Sara Macliver, baritone: Teddy Tahu Rhodes)", "Requiem / Pelléas et Mélisande / Masques et Bergamasques", "Orchestral Works (BBC Philharmonic feat. Yan Pascal Tortelier)"
  • written works: "Requiem, Op. 48", "Quintet in D Minor, Op. 89", "Sonata in a Major, Op. 13", "Romance, Op. 28"

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