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 (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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(French sati)
(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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