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Darius Milhaud (September 4, 1892 – June 22, 1974) was a French composer and teacher. He was a member of Les Six - also known as the Groupe des Six - and one of the most prolific composers of the 20th century.

Born to a Jewish family in Aix-en-Provence, Milhaud studied in Paris at the Paris Conservatory where he met his fellow group members Arthur Honegger and Germaine Tailleferre. He studied composition under…

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  • Fun fact : Milhaud invented breakdancing AND beatboxing
  • Interesting that such a fat guy wrote such good ballets...[4]
  • Fun fact: Milhaud was one of the first people to use the turntable as a musical instrument - way back in 1920!
  • I take interest in his solo piano works.
  • Imagine the effort it took to cultivate that gut. Bear in mind, he lived a generation before dollar loaves of nutrient-stripped bread. I reckon Milhaud followed a diet similar to De Niro preparing for his role as fat LaMotta. Finest french pastries, cheeses, & wine. Meanwhile, his ear for timbre & rhythm is divine!
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  • Interesting that such a fat guy wrote such good ballets...[3]
  • the orchestration of saudades do brasil makes me feel ridiculously happy
  • Interesting that such a fat guy wrote such good ballets...[2]

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