Back to top

Francis Poulenc

external links Links

Composer information

Year of Birth:1899
Year of death:1963

Biography

(source: wikipedia)

Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (; 7 January 189930 January 1963) was a French composer and pianist. His compositions include songs, solo piano works, chamber music, choral pieces, operas, ballets, and orchestral concert music. Among the best-known are the piano suite Trois mouvements perpétuels (1919), the ballet Les biches (1923), the Concert champêtre (1928) for harpsichord and orchestra, the Organ Concerto (1938), the opera Dialogues des Carmélites (1957), and the Gloria (1959) for soprano, choir and orchestra.
As the only son... more

Also known as

  • Poulenc
  • F. Poulenc
  • François Poulenc
  • Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc
more

Get to know...