Louis Durey

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        Louis Durey would probably be a totally obscure French composer, instead of a semi-unknown, if it were not for his association with a handful of fellow composers in Paris after the First World War. Based on his friendship with Francis Poulenc, he became part of a circle of composers who were dubbed "Les Six." Thrust into the spotlight by a newspaper article, and kept there by their self-appointed spokesman Jean Cocteau, this group was quite the sensation for a few years after th... Read more

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