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Claude Debussy
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Born: August 22, 1862

Died: March 25, 1918 (aged 55)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Composer

Bio: Claude-Achille Debussy was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures working within the field of impressionist music, though he himself intensely disliked the term when applied to his compositions. In France, he was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1903.

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