Period: Early 20th Century
Born: Sunday, September 4, 1892 in Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: Saturday, June 22, 1974 in Geneva, Switzerland
Nation of Origin: France
Ballet: La Création du Monde (1923)
Milhaud was a member of Les Six, a group of six composers (Auric, Durey, Honegger, Milhaud, Poulenc, and Tailleferre). Les Six were influenced by Satie and Cocteau.Milhaud's music made much use of polytonality.
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