Guillaume Lekeu : Orchestral Works vol.1 - Pierre Bartholomée, conductor
Unknown Rip | APE tracks (No Cue+No Log) | Complete Scans | 64 min. | 212 MB
19th Century Music | Orchestral Music | Ricercar RIS 084067 | 1992
Jean-Joseph-Nicolas-Guillaume Lekeu, belgian composer (Heusy, Verviers, january 20, 1870 - Angers, january 21, 1894).
In early age he studied with the village organist, then in Poitiers (where his family lived from 1879). He started to compose music in 1885. From 1888, when he lived in Paris with his family, he studied with G.Vallin and, in 1889, with the great composer and organist César Franck. At the death of Franck, in 1890, he started to take lessons from Vincent D'Indy. He won the second prize of the Prix the Rome in 1891 with the Andromède cantata. He died at the age of 24, caused by typhus.