Maurice Ravel

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Maurice Ravel

Maurice Ravel suffered from Alzheimer’s disease which started in the 1930's(Life event)

Maurice Ravel

Quotes"Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second."– Maurice Ravel"The only love affair I have ever had was with music."-Maurice

The music from 'Bolero' was used in a free dance performance at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo(Continues to inspire)

I think I have always presonally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy.-Maurice Ravel

Rivalry with Debussy (composer of clair de lune)

Ravel received an honorary degree of Doctor of Music from Oxford University in 1928 (Life event)

Composed many works during the impressionist era(1875-1925)

Most famous for his ballets composed from 1911-1926

Born: March 07, 1875Died: December 28, 1937

Took classes starting at age 14 at the very prestigious Paris Conservatiore, a music and dance school

La Valse

Miroirs No. 1, "Noctuelles"


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