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(1892-1974). French composer.   Milhaud played violin and studied at the Paris Conservatoire.   He traveled widely, including stays in Brazil and the U.S.

Milhaud taught at Mills College in Oakland, California and later at the Paris Conservatoire.   One of the greatest French composers of the 20th century, Milhaud was highly prolific in every musical genre, creating a style and sound that is uniquely identifiable.   His works are often infused with jazz or blues elements and musical spices of the West Indies and Brazil.

Any list of his most significant and enduring compositions is sure to include his ballet scores “Le boeuf sur le toit” and “La Création du monde”, the piano works “Scaramouche” and “Saudades do Brasil”, and the "Suite française".
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