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  1. E·rik Al·fred Les·lie [e-reek al-fred les-lee] /ɛˈrik alˈfrɛd lɛsˈli/, 1866–1925, French composer.
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Historical Examples

  • There was scarcely room for the slow sweet Satie to get in her gentle, "and me too."

    Little Fishers: and their Nets


  • Satie is hardly a plagiarist, though the value of his revolution is doubtful.

British Dictionary definitions for satie


  1. Erik (Alfred Leslie) (erik). 1866–1925, French composer, noted for his eccentricity, experimentalism, and his direct and economical style. His music, including numerous piano pieces and several ballets, exercised a profound influence upon other composers, such as Debussy and Ravel
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