Milhaud, Darius

Milhaud, Darius
   French composer. Dividing his time between France and the United States, Milhaud was a prolific composer, writing music for operas, orchestral concerts, songs, films and ballet. His biblical opera David was composed for the Jerusalem Festival of 1954. A number of his other works have Jewish themes, including Poèmes juif’s (1916), Service Sacré (1947) and musical settings for Psalms.

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  • MILHAUD, DARIUS — (1892–1974), French composer. Milhaud was born in Aix en Provence and was descended from an old Jewish family that claimed to have been among the first settlers in southern France after the fall of Jerusalem. He entered the Paris Conservatory at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Milhaud, Darius — born Sept. 4, 1892, Aix en Provence, France died June 22, 1974, Geneva, Switz. French composer. Milhaud studied at the Paris Conservatoire, then at the Schola Cantorum with Vincent d Indy. He became known as one of Les Six, a group of young… …   Universalium

  • Milhaud, Darius — (1892 1974)    composer    Born in Aix en Provence, where he was descended from an old Jewish family, Milhaud studied under a number of noted music professors, and his earliest inclinations were toward the music of claude debussy, Russian music,… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Milhaud, Darius — ► (1892 1974) Compositor francés. Formó parte del Grupo de los seis. A través de la superposición melódica y armónica, crea un estilo politonal. Obras: La creación del mundo (1922) (ballet) y Cristóbal Colón (1928) (ópera), entre otras. * * * (4… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Milhaud, Darius — (4 September 1892, Aix en Provence, France – 22 June 1974, Geneva)    A prolific composer of secular works, Milhaud nevertheless wrote some works exhibiting his Jewish heritage, in particular: Poèmes Juifs (1916), Liturgie Comtadine (1933), and… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Milhaud,Darius — Mil·haud (mē yōʹ), Darius. 1892 1974. French composer who experimented with polytonality and jazz styles. His works include the opera The Lost Sheep (1910) and the ballet Moïse (1940). * * * …   Universalium

  • Milhaud, Darius — (1892 1974)    French composer. He was born in Aix en Provence. He served as secretary to the French minister in Brazil in 1917 18. After returning to Paris, he wrote a wide variety of musical compositions including David, Service sacre, Poemes… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Milhaud — Milhaud, Darius …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Darius Milhaud — ( 1926), Paris Darius Milhaud (French pronunciation: [daʁjys mijo]; 4 September 1892 – 22 June 1974) was a French composer and teacher. He was a member of Les Six also known as The Group of Six and one of the most prolific composers of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Milhaud — (Darius) (1892 1974) compositeur français: le Boeuf sur le toit (1919), la Création du monde (1923), ballets …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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