Poulenc, Francis

(7 January 1899, Paris – 30 January 1963, Paris)
   A composer of diverse genera, he frequented intellectual circles of Paris beginning in the First World War, and was a member of {}Les Six, a group of composers that included Darius Milhaud and Arthur Honegger. He began to compose Roman Catholic sacred music regularly from 1936, including Litanies à la Vierge Noire, composed in the week following a visit to Notre Dame de Rocamadour in 1936, a mass (1938) and 15 motets for unaccompanied choir, a Stabat mater (1951), and a Gloria (1960).

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Poulenc, Francis — (1899 1963)    composer    Born in Paris, Francis Poulenc, a composer and pianist, studied with several noted musicians but taught himself composition. His first works, Rhapsodie nègre (1917) and Trois mouvements perpétuels for piano were written …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Poulenc, Francis — ▪ French composer born Jan. 7, 1899, Paris, France died Jan. 30, 1963, Paris  composer who made an important contribution to French music in the decades after World War I and whose songs are considered among the best composed during the 20th… …   Universalium

  • Poulenc, Francis — ► (1899 1963) Compositor francés. Formó parte del grupo de los seis. Autor de Paseos (piano), entre otras …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Poulenc, Francis —  (1899–1963) French composer …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Poulenc, Francis (Jean Marcel) — born Jan. 7, 1899, Paris, Fr. died Jan. 30, 1963, Paris French composer. In his teens he studied piano with Ricardo Viñes (1875–1943). Influenced by Erik Satie, Poulenc and five other like minded young composers became known as Les Six. Poulenc… …   Universalium

  • Poulenc, Francis (Jean Marcel) — (7 ene. 1899, París, Francia–30 ene. 1963, París). Compositor francés. En su adolescencia estudió piano con Ricardo Viñes (n. 1875–m. 1943). Bajo la influencia de Erik Satie, Poulenc y otros cinco compositores jóvenes de la misma tendencia fueron …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Poulenc,Francis Jean Marcel — Pou·lenc (po͞o lĕnkʹ), Francis Jean Marcel. 1899 1963. French composer and pianist whose works include the piano piece Trois Mouvements Perpétuels (1918) and the ballet Les Biches (1924). * * * …   Universalium

  • Poulenc — Poulenc, Francis …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Francis Poulenc — et Wanda Landowska Naissance 7 janv …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Poulenc — Francis Poulenc Francis Poulenc Francis Poulenc et Wanda Landowska Naissance 7& …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.