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Hon·eg·ger

 (hŏn′ĭ-gər, hō′nĕg′ər, ô-nĕ-gĕr′), Arthur 1892-1955.
French-born Swiss composer. A proponent of the modern movement in French music, he is remembered for a number of compositions, including Pacific 231 (1923).

Honegger

(ˈhɒnɪɡə; French ɔnɛɡɛr)
n
(Biography) Arthur (artyr). 1892–1955, French composer, one of Les Six. His works include the oratorios King David (1921) and Joan of Arc at the Stake (1935), and Pacific 231 (1924) for orchestra

Ho•neg•ger

(ˈhɒn ɪ gər, ˈhoʊˌnɛg ər)

n.
Arthur, 1892–1955, Swiss composer, born in France.
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Noun1.Honegger - Swiss composer (born in France) who was the founding member of a group in Paris that included Erik Satie and Darius Milhaud and Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau (1892-1955)Honegger - Swiss composer (born in France) who was the founding member of a group in Paris that included Erik Satie and Darius Milhaud and Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau (1892-1955)
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He also received the Prix Arthur Honegger (1977), the Sibelius Prize of the Wihuri Foundation, the National Prize of Poland (both in 1983), the Premio Lorenzo il Magnifico (1985), the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition (1992), the Prize of the International Music Council/UNESCO (1993) and the Music Prize of the city of Duisburg (1999), the Cannes Award as "Living Composer of the Year" (2000), the Romano Guardini Prize of the Catholic Academy in Bavaria (2002) and the Praemium Imperiale (2004).
The evening will include Pastoral d' ete by Arthur Honegger, Study for solo clarinet and orchestra by Cypriot composer Marios Christou, Fantasy on Themes from Verdi's La Traviata for clarinet and string orchestra by Donato Lovreglio and Symphony no.
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