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Henri Dutilleux (1916–2013) was one of the most important French composers of the second half of the 20th century, producing work in the tradition of Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, and Albert Roussel, but in a style distinctly his own.

Born on the 22nd January 1916, as a young man Dutilleux studied harmony, counterpoint and piano with Victor Gallois at the Douai Conservatory before leaving for Paris. There from 1933 to 1938 he attended the classes of Jean and Noël… read more

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  • D'ombre et de silence on ECM
  • Can't believe he isn't more popular. This music certainly isn't only for academicians, it's very accessible. I recommend complete orchestral works boxset by Chandos. Amazing discovery.
  • rip, maestro
  • R.I.P.
  • R.I.P.
  • RIP Henri. Je t'écoute... ♪✶♫ http://blip.fm/listen/Henri+Dutilleux ♪✶♫ Dans la tradition de Ravel et Debussy mais aussi influencé par les musiques de Bartok et Stravinsky. Immense compositeur. Merci pour ces chefs d'œuvre laissés au catalogue et pour "Correspondances", ta dernière création de 2003 parue en janvier 2013 pour tes 97 ans.
  • RIP, master.
  • what a wimp
  • 97 years old and still kicking. what a pimp
  • 96 years old and still kicking. what a pimp

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