Period: Early 20th Century
Born: Saturday, January 7, 1899 in Paris, France
Died: Wednesday, January 30, 1963 in Paris, France
Nation of Origin: France
Stabat Mater (1950)
Opera: Les Dialogues des Carmélites (1953-1956)
Poulenc 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.
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186
Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413
Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257
Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679
Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109
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Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction
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