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Sa·tie(sä-tē′), Erik Alfred Leslie 1866-1925.
French composer who rebelled against romanticism with his unorthodox and often whimsical compositions, such as Socrate (1918).
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(Biography) Erik (Alfred Leslie) (erik). 1866–1925, French composer, noted for his eccentricity, experimentalism, and his direct and economical style. His music, including numerous piano pieces and several ballets, exercised a profound influence upon other composers, such as Debussy and Ravel
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Erik Alfred Leslie, 1866–1925, French composer.
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