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 (po͞o-lĕnk′), Francis Jean Marcel 1899-1963.
French composer and pianist whose works include the piano piece Trois mouvements perpétuels (1918) and the ballet Les Biches (1924).


(French pulɛ̃ːk)
(Biography) Francis (frɑ̃sis). 1899–1963, French composer; a member of Les Six. His works include the operas Les Mamelles de Tirésias (1947) and Dialogues des Carmélites (1957), and the ballet Les Biches (1924)



Francis, 1899–1963, French composer.
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