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About 'Gnossienne No. 5'
Satie, Erik (biography)
1866 , Honfleur
1925 , Paris
Eccentric French composer who influenced the Parisian composers of the early 20th century, including Debussy and Stravinsky. His ballet Parade was performed by Diaghilev and displayed a jazz influence. He is known for his comic and bizarre titles, such as 'Three Pear-shaped pieces'.