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IBERT, Jacques
b Paris, 15 August 1890
d Paris, 5 February 1965, aged seventy-one

He trained at the Paris Conservatory, winning the Prix de Rome in 1919. He was the director of the French Academy in Rome from 1937 to 1955, then until 1957 was director of the Paris Opera and Opera-Comique.

1922 (32)

Ports of Call (Escales), orchestral suite

Ballad of Reading Gaol, ballet

1925 (35)

Scherzo féerique

Concerto for cello and wind instruments

1926 (36)

Jeux, for orchestra

1927 (37)

Angelique, opera

1929 (39)

Persée et Andromédee, opera

1930 (40)

Le Roi d'Yvetot, opera

Divertissement, for chamber orchestra

1932 (42)

Donogoo, for orchestra

Paris, symphonic suite

1934 (44)

Diane de Poitiers, ballet

Concertino da camera, for alto saxophone and small orchestra

1935 (45)

Gonzaque, opera

1937 (47)

L'Aiglon, opera (with Honegger, qv)

1938 (48)

La Famille Cardinal, opera (with Honegger)

Capriccio for ten instruments

1943 (53)

String Quartet in C major

1944 (54)

Trio for violin, cello and harp

Suite Elisabethaine, for orchestra

1949 (59)

Etude-Caprice, pour un tombeau de Chopin, for solo cello

1951 (61)

Sinfonia Concertante

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