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E·rik Al·fred Les·lie [e-reekal-fredles-lee], /ɛˈrik alˈfrɛd lɛsˈli/, 1866–1925, French composer.
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The lights dimmed and Erik Satie's "Trois Gymnopédies" briefly came over the loud speaker.Prabal Gurung Spring Summer 2014: Electric Feel|Isabel Wilkinson|September 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is hardly necessary to consider here the fantastic fashionings of Erik Satie, the "newest" French composer.
Erik Satie: A mandarin with a toy pistol firing into a wedding cake.The Merry-Go-Round|Carl Van Vechten
There was scarcely room for the slow sweet Satie to get in her gentle, "and me too."
Satie is hardly a plagiarist, though the value of his revolution is doubtful.
Something of Eric Satie, the clown of music, exists in him, too.Musical Portraits|Paul Rosenfeld
British Dictionary definitions for Satie
/ (French sati) /
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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