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Henri Rabaud

French Born 10 Nov 1873 Died 11 Sep 1949

Henri Rabaud, the son of a violincello professor and a singer, was a pupil of Gédalge and Massenet at the Paris Conservatoire, where he succeeded Fauré as director in 1920.

He was conservative as a composer and known for his catch phrase "modernism is the enemy".

He was also active as a conductor and directed the Opéra orchestra for ten years.

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