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Albert Lavignac

French Composer

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Albert Lavignac was a composer from the early 20th century. He was born in Paris in 1864, and died in 1951. Lavignac was highly regarded as a music educator, and wrote several influential books on music theory. He also composed a number of works for piano, voice, and orchestra.


Lavignac’s best-known composition is probably his “Symphony in D minor”, which was completed in 1904. This work was very popular in its day, and helped to establish Lavignac as a leading figure in the French musical scene. The symphony is noted for its dramatic intensity and lyrical beauty.

Lavignac also wrote a number of other works, including the operas “Le Roi Arthus” (1904) and “L’Atlantide” (1911). He also composed a number of vocal and choral works, as well as chamber music and solo piano pieces.

Lavignac was an important figure in the development of 20th-century French music. His compositions are noted for their melodic elegance and expressive power. He was a highly skilled composer, and his music is still performed today.


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Albert Lavignac was renowned musicologist, author of an Encyclopedia of Music and above all teacher of music theory and harmony of a certain Claude Debussy

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