Henri Dutilleux

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Birthday
22, 1916
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 22, 2013 (97)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1916
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 22, 2013 (97)

About

20th century French composer best remembered for concertos like Tout un Monde Lointain. He was the Head of Music Production for Radio France for nearly two decades.

Before Fame

He studied at the Douai Conservatory before transferring to the Paris Conservatoire.

Trivia

He was the recipient of many of classical music's most prestigious awards, including the Gold Medal of the Royal Philharmonic Society in 2008.

Family Life

His great-grandfather was the painter Constant Dutilleux.

Associated With

Much of his work was commissioned by notable artists like Simon Rattle.