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Ernest Chausson

Amédée-Ernest Chausson (20 January 1855 – 10 June 1899) was a French romantic composer who died just as his career was beginning to flourish.

Ernest Chausson was born in Paris into a prosperous bourgeois family. His father made his fortune assisting Baron Haussmann in the redevelopment of Paris in the 1850s. To please his father, Chausson studied law and was appointed a barrister for the Court of Appeals, but had little or no interest in the profession. He frequented the Paris salons, where he met celebrities such as Henri Fantin-Latour, Odilon Redon, and Vincent d'Indy. Before deciding on a musical career, he dabbled in writing and drawing.

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Recent Chausson releases

30 Years of the Klavier-Festival Ruhr: Vive la France
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(C-AVI)

The Art of Robert Casadesus
The Art of Robert Casadesus

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Reason in Madness
Reason in Madness

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Ophelia: Songs of Exile
Ophelia: Songs of Exile

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Chausson - Poeme de l’amour et de la mer, Symphony in B flat
Chausson - Poeme de l’amour et de la mer, Symphony in B flat

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