Universal Edition - Darius Milhaud

Darius Milhaud


  • 18.08.2014
    Pärt and Milhaud released on Brilliant Classics
    Pärt and Milhaud released on Brilliant Classics

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Darius Milhaud

The Composer

1892 – Darius Milhaud was born on 4th September in Aix-en-Provence into a merchant family.

1899 – takes first violin lessons.

1905 – first compositions.

1909 – begins his musical training under Paul Dukas (orchestra), André Gédalge (counterpoint), Charles Marie Widor (composition) and Vincent d´Indy (orchestra conducting) at the Paris Conservatoire.

1912 – meets the poet Paul Claudel with whom he has a life-long friendship and artistic co-operation

19171st Symphony for small orchestra op. 43.

1917/1918 – the composer accompanies the ambassador Paul Claudel to Rio de Janeiro as attaché. He gets acquainted with Brazilian folklore and popular music which have a [...]

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