Ernest Chausson [1855 – 1899]

On this day,

January 20, 1855

French Romantic composer

Amédée-Ernest Chausson

was born

in Paris, France

A composer with a small body of compositions but high rank among French composers of the late 19th century, who died just as his career was beginning to flourish.

We listen to

Poème, Op. 25


Jascha Heifetz, violin

mt. Pendeli clouds

Enjoy!

Stay Safe!

18 replies »

  1. Oh, Marina – what a tragedy. He had such a gift. I read that he began composing his String Quartet in C-minor in 1898. He had started writing the last moment on the very day of his fatal bicycle accident on June 10, 1899. Thank you for remembering. I am unable to connect with videos on my side of the world,but I am familiar with his music.

    Liked by 1 person

Happy to hear your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.