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SATIE, Erik
b Honfleur, 17 May 1866
d Paris, 1 July 1925, aged fifty-nine

He entered the Paris Conservatory in 1879, staying for only a year because of his distaste for academic routine. He received much inspiration from religious mysticism, and disliked romanticism. He had a great deal of influence on Debussy, though Satie was the younger, and became the standard bearer of 'Les Six' (Honegger, Auric, Milhaud, Tailleferre, Durey and Poulenc), Satie was with them, though not of them. Aware of his technical shortcomings, in

1905 he enrolled in the Schola Cantorum to study with d'Indy and Roussel.

1886 (20)

Ogives, for piano

1887 (21)

Trois sarabandes, for piano

1888 (22)

Trois gymnopedies, for piano

1890 (24)

Trois gnossiennes, for piano

1891 (25)

Trois préludes from Les fils des etoiles, for piano

1892 (26)

Uspud, ballet Sonneries de la Rose-Croix, for piano

1893 (27)

Danses gothiques, for piano Quatre préludes, for piano

1894 (28)

Préludes de la porte héroique du ciel, for piano

1895 (29)

Messe des pauvres

1897 (31)

Deux pieces froides, for piano 1

899 (33)

Génévieve de Brabant, puppet opera Jack-in-the-Box, ballet

1903 (37)

Trois morceaux en forme de poire, for piano duet

1905 (39)

Pousse l'amour, operetta

1906 (40)

Prélude en tapisserie, for piano Passacaille, for piano

1908 (42)

Apercus désagréables, for piano duet

1911 (45)

En habit de cheval, two chorales and two fugues for orchestra

1912 (46)

Choses vues à droite et à gauche (sans Junette), for violin and piano

1913 (47)

Le piege de Medusa, operetta Descriptions automatiques, for piano Embryons desséchés, for piano Croquis et agaceries d'un gros bonhomme en bois, for piano Chapitres tournes en tous sens, for piano Enfantines, three sets of children's pieces for piano

1914 (48)

Cinq grimaces pour le Songe d'une nuit d'ete, for orchestra Vieux sequins et vielles cuirasses, for piano Heures séculaires et instantees, for piano Trois valses du precieux dégoute, for piano Sports et divertissements, for piano Les Pantins dansent, for piano Trois poemes d'amour, songs

1915 (49)

Avant-dernieres pensees, for piano

1916 (50)

Parade, ballet

Trois melodies, songs

1918 (52)

Socrates, symphonic drama for four sopranos and chamber orchestra

1919 (53)

Quatre petites pieces montées, for small orchestra

Nocturnes, for piano

1920 (54)

La belle excentrique, for orchestra

Premier minuet, for piano

Trois petites mélodies, songs

1923 (57)

Ludions, songs

1924 (58)

Mercure, ballet

Relache, ballet

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