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Ernest Chausson (Composer)

Born: 20th January 1855, Paris, France

Died: 10th June 1899, Limay, France

Nationality: French

Amédée-Ernest Chausson was a French Romantic composer who died just as his career was beginning to flourish.

Further Reading: Chausson

Recording of the Week, A fin-de-siècle voyage with Barbara Hannigan and the Emerson String Quartet

The quartet - joined by Barbara Hannigan and Bertrand Chamayou - go out on a high after nearly fifty years of music-making, with a programme of early twentieth-century works themed around journeying and longing.

Recording of the Week, Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov perform César Franck's Violin Sonata

James is enthralled by a new recording of music for violin and piano by César Franck and Ernest Chausson.

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