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Death of the composer Marius Constant (1925-2004)

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#1 Estelle


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Posted 18 May 2004 - 03:13 PM

The French composer Marius Constant died on May 15, aged 79.


His biography on the web site of France Musiques (French public classical music radio, which he had helped founding):


Between 1956 and 1966, he had been the musical director of Roland Petit's ballet company, composing works such as "Cyrano de Bergerac" (1956), "L'éloge de la folie" (1966) and later "Nana" (1976), and between 1973 and 1978 the musical director of the Paris Opera Ballet. He also had composed "Haut voltage" for Maurice Béjart.
Anecdotically, he also wrote the musical theme of the series "The twilight zone".

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