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Les Six the French composers and their mentors, Jean Cocteau and Erik Satie by Shapiro, Robert

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Published by Peter Owen in London, Chicago .
Written in English


  • Composers,
  • History and criticism,
  • Music,
  • Biography,
  • Six (Musical group)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.

Statementedited by Robert Shapiro
LC ClassificationsML390 .L58 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination472 pages :
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24979020M
ISBN 100720612934
ISBN 109780720612936
LC Control Number2011477462

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