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Debussy, (Achille-)Claude (opera)locked

  • Richard Langham Smith

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(b St Germain-en-Laye, Aug 22, 1862; d Paris, March 25, 1918). French composer. He completed only one true opera, Pelléas et Mélisande, but throughout his life he was constantly planning other theatrical projects. Reaching various stages of fruition, they range from an almost complete conventionally heroic opera in three acts (...

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