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AURIC, Georges
b. 15 February 1899, Lodève, Hérault, France,
d. 23 July 1983, Paris, France, aged eighty-four


After studying at the Montpellier Conservatory, he moved to Montmartre and became a pupil of d'Indy at the Schola Cantorum and of Gédalge at the Paris Conservatory, like Milhaud, Honegger and his exact contemporary Poulenc. In 1913 he met Satie, who influenced him greatly. He became leader of 'Les Six' the group of lively Paris-based musicians who, in the 1920s, were much helped and inspired by Cocteau. Auric was president of Lamoureux Concerts, and general administrator of the Paris Opera for six years. He has been elected to the Academie des Beaux-Arts, and now works as a critic.
1920 (21)
Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel, ballet
1923 (24)
Les Fâcheux, ballet
1924 (25)
Chamber Suite
Les Matelots, ballet
1925 (26)
Pastorale, ballet
1927 (28)
Sous le Masque, opera
1928 (29)
Les Enchantements de la Fée Alcine, ballet
Rondeau, ballet
1931 (32)
La Concurrence, ballet
1933 (34)
Les Imaginaires, ballet
1936 (37)
Sonata in G, for violin and piano
1937 (38)
La Seine au Matin, for orchestra
1938 (39)
Ouverture, for orchestra
Trio in D, for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
1940 (41)
Five Chansons Françaises, for chorus
1944 (45)
Quadrille, ballet
1946 (47)
La Fontaine de Jouvenance, ballet
Impromptu, for oboe and piano
1948 (49)
Le Peintre et son Modèle, ballet
1949 (50)
Phedre, ballet
1951 (52)
Chemin de Lumiere, ballet
1952 (53)
Ecossaise, for orchestra
1954 (55)
La Chambre, ballet
1956 (57)
hommage a Marguerite Long, for orchestra
1960 (61)
Le Bal de Voleurs, ballet
1968 (69)
Imaginées I, for flute and piano
1969 (70)
Imaginées II, for cello and piano
1971 (72)
Imaginées III, for clarinet and piano
1973 (74)
Imaginées IV, for viola and piano
Auric has also written incidental music and film scores, piano works and songs.


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