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Lucien Denis Gabriel Albéric Magnard

Biography

Lucien Denis Gabriel Albéric Magnard (French pronunciation: ​; 9 June 1865 – 3 September 1914) was a French composer, sometimes referred to as the "French Bruckner", though there are significant differences between the two composers. Magnard became a national hero in 1914 when he refused to surrender his property to German invaders and died defending it.
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