Gabriel Urbain Fauré (French: [ɡabʁi.ɛl yʁbɛ̃ foʁe]; 12 May 1845 – 4 November 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers.
Gabriel Fauré, in full Gabriel-Urbain Fauré, (born May 12, 1845, Pamiers, Ariège, France—died Nov. 4, 1924, Paris), composer whose refined and gentle music influenced the course of modern French music. Fauré’s musical abilities became apparent at an early age.
Fauré: 15 facts about the Great Composer. Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924) was one of the most influential of French composers, linking the end of Romanticism with the beginnings of the modern era. His Requiem and Pavane remain among the best-loved classical pieces.
Gabriel Fauré (b. 1845–d. 1924) was arguably the most influential French composer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Parmiers, he went to Paris at the age of nine with a scholarship from his local bishop to study at the École de Musique Classique et Religieuse, recently established by Louis Niedermeyer.
Gabriel Fauré: A Life By turns complex and uncomplicated, both his life and his music were full of fascinating contradictions. Fauré's music epitomises the very essence of French culture. His distinctive harmonies can be savoured like an exotic liqueur, yet there is an intellectual reserve that prevents full intoxication.
The French composer Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924) wrote in many genres, including songs, chamber music, orchestral pieces, and choral works.  His compositions for piano, written between the 1860s and the 1920s, [n 1] include some of his best known works.
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