French twentieth century composer Georges Auric (1899-1983) was the youngest member of Les Six with Durey, Honegger, Milhaud, Tailleferre, and Poulenc. First acclaim came with his music for Les fâcheux (The Bores), a ballet based on Molière. He scored several films for French poet Jean Cocteau, including La belle et la bête (Beauty and the Beast) and Orphée (Orpheus). American films credits include Moulin Rouge and Roman Holiday.
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Auric, Georges (1899 - 1983), France
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Partial list of compositions with dates.
mfiles: Georges Auric
Biography and list of films.
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