Olivier Messiaen

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        The classical music tradition was expanded to include the sounds of nature and world music by French composer Oliver Messiaen. His composition Turangalila Symphonie, premiered by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1949, fused rhythms of classical Indian music and western pop influences. From 1930 until his death in 1992, Messiaen served as organist and composer at Eglise De La Trinite in Paris. Messiaen inherited his creative skills from his parents. His mother was poet Cecile S... Read more

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