Francois, Jean

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Name
Francois, Jean Gender: M
born on 23 May 1912 at 20:30 (= 8:30 PM )
Place Le Mans, France, 48n00, 0e12
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 02°18' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°44 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 13°00'



Biography

French musician, a pianist and composer noted for his concise style and skills as a pianist, a composer of great facility and consistent wit. He was heard in various ballet and film scores.

Francaix studied composition with Nadia Boulanger at the Paris Conservatoire. His fifth opera, "La Princesse de Clèves," exemplifies his qualities as a composer. His concertos include a Piano Concerto and a Two-Piano Concerto, a Violin Concertino and concertos for clarinet and for flute, as well as a number of other works making use of varied groups of solo instruments. Rarely heard in France, he was Germany’s most played composer during his lifetime.

Francaix married Blanche Yvon on 8/19/1937; three

children. He died of a brain tumor on 9/22/1997, Paris, age 85.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Disease 22 September 1997 (Age 85 of brain tumor in Paris)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol. 4/1881

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease

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