See Article History Alternative Title: He developed a highly original system of harmony and musical structure that expressed in many respects the ideals to which the Impressionist and Symbolist painters and writers of his time aspired. Early period Debussy showed a gift as a pianist by the age of nine. He was almost overwhelmed by situations of great extremes, both material and emotional.
See Article History Alternative Title: About he became associated with the Rosicrucian movement and wrote several works under its influence, notably the Messe des pauvres composed ; Mass of the Poor.
Inwhen he was 27, Satie had a stormy affair with the painter Suzanne Valadon. From he lived alone in Arcueil, a Paris suburb, cultivating an eccentric mode of life and permitting no one to enter his apartment.
About the group of young composers known as Les Six adopted him as their patron saint. He sought to strip pretentiousness and sentimentality from music and thereby reveal an austere essence. This desire is reflected in piano pieces such as Trois Gnossiennesnotated without bar lines or key signatures.
His last, completely serious piano works are the five Nocturnes Satie was dismissed as a charlatan by musicians who misunderstood his irreverence and wit.
Satie was nonetheless deeply admired by composers of the rank of Darius Milhaud, Maurice Raveland, in particular, Claude Debussy—of whom he was an intimate friend for close to 30 years. His influence on French composers of the early 20th century and on the later school of Neoclassicism was profound.
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