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Florent Schmitt (Composer)

Born: 28th September 1870, Meurthe et Moselle, France

Died: 17th August 1958, Neuilly sur Seine, France

Nationality: French

Florent Schmitt was a French composer. He was part of the group known as Les Apaches. His most famous pieces are La tragédie de Salome and Psaume XLVII (Psalm 47).

Further Reading: Schmitt, F

 Interview, Sakari Oramo on Florent Schmitt

The conductor talks to Katherine about recording the Alsatian composer's Symphony No. 2 and Antoine et Cléopâtre on Chandos with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

 Recording of the Week, Music by Florent Schmitt conducted by Sakari Oramo

James listens to a wonderful new recording of music by the neglected French composer Florent Schmitt, including his ballet suites, Antoine et Cléopâtre.

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