Milhaud, Darius

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Born: Sep 04, 1892 AD
Died: 1974 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Composers


1892 - Born on September 4th in Aix-en Provence, France. A principal French composer of the 20th century known especially for his development of polytonality (simultaneous use of different keys).

1918 - On his return to Paris, Milhaud was for a time in the circle of Jean Cocteau and a member of the diverse group of French composers known as Les Six.

1925 - Married to Madeline on May 4th.

1940 - Was a professor in Mills College in Oakland, California.

1947 - A professor in Paris Conservatoire.

1974 - Died on June 22nd in Geneva, Switzerland.
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