Classical Memories 30 January: Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc


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Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc

Composer: Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc

Dates: 7 January 1899 – 30 January 1963

Nationality: French

Title of Piece: Aubade

Brief Biography: A member of Les Six, Poulenc caught the attention of Stravinsky. He was on of the first openly gay composers. Lyrical melody is prevalent in his music which underlies his contribution to vocal music especially French art song.

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I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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