Claude Debussy

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Claude Debussy in 1908

Achille-Claude Debussy (French: [aʃil klod dəbysi],[1] 22 August 1862 – 25 Mairch 1918), kent syne the 1890s as Claude-Achille Debussy or Claude Debussy,[2] wis a French componer. He an Maurice Ravel war the maist prominent figurs associatit wi Impressionist muisic, tho Debussy disliked the term when applied tae his composeetions.[3]

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  1. Claude Debussy – pronunciation at
  2. Born Achille-Claude Debussy, he wis kent as "Achille" during his student days, chynged his forename tae "Claude-Achille" aroond 1890, an efter 1894 wis kent simply as "Claude Debussy" (Fulcher, Jane F. Debussy and His World. Princeton University Press, 2001. p. 101.).
  3. Politoske, Daniel T.; Martin Werner (1988). Music, Fourth Edition. Prentice Hall. p. 419. ISBN 0-13-607616-5.