Born: Mar 10, 1892 AD
Died: 1955 AD, at 63 years of age.
1892 - Born in Paris on the 10th of March.
1910 - He continued to study through before writing the ballet Le dit des jeux du monde, generally considered to be his first characteristic work.
1920 - Honegger shot to fame with his "dramatic psalm" "Le Roi David", which is still in the choral repertoire.
1921 - He also wrote Danse de la Chèvre (1921), an essential piece of flute repertoire.
1926 - He married Andrée Vaurabourg, a pianist and fellow student at the Paris Conservatoire.
1927 - He composed the music for Abel Gance's epic film, Napoléon.
1937 - He collaborated with Jacques Ibert on both an opera, L'Aiglon.
1953 - He wrote his last composition, A Christmas Cantata.
1955 - Died at home of a heart attack on the 27th of November and was interred in the Cimetière Saint Vincent in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris.
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