21 Shouts - 61,849 Scrobbles
Arthur Honegger (March 10, 1892 – November 27, 1955) was a Swiss composer, who was born in France and lived a large part of his life in Paris. He was a member of Les Six. His most frequently performed work is probably the orchestral work Pacific 231, which imitates the sound of a steam locomotive. Biography Born Oscar-Arthur Honegger (the first name was never used) in Le Havre, France, he initially studied harmony and violin in Paris, and after a brief period in Zurich, returned there to study with Charles Widor and Vincent d'Indy.
User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Pacific 231 - (6:37) - 249 plays
- Pastorale d'ete - (6:28) - 89 plays
- Intrada - (4:02) - 22 plays
- Sonate pour clarinette et piano H.42: II. Lent et soutenu - (2:12) - 19 plays
- Sonate pour clarinette et piano H.42: III. Vif et rythmique - (1:07) - 20 plays
- Clarinet Sonatina, H. 42: I. Modere - (2:22) - 17 plays
- Trois pièces pour piano - (2:10) - 43 plays
- Sonate pour clarinette et piano H.42: I. Modéré - (2:38) - 17 plays
- Symphony No. 3, "Liturgique": I. Dies irae: Allegro marcato - (6:41) - 18 plays
- Symphony No. 3, "Liturgique": II. De profundis clamavi: Adagio - (14:50) - 17 plays