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Erik Satie


Originally named Eric Alfred Leslie Satie, Erik Satie (1866-1925) was a French composer and pianist, mainly composing works for solo piano. Known for his innovative harmonies, he's said to have been a key figure in direction a new generation of French composers towards a "leaner, more epigrammatic style" (according to the 'Oxford Dictionary of Music'). With a passion for church music shines through in his simple yet evocative melodies.

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