Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

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Introduction

One of his friends described Francis Poulenc as 'half monk, half guttersnipe', which goes halfway to describing his music. Read the full biography.

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Neglected Composers: Francis Poulenc, by WA Chislett (Gramophone, November 1928)  

Building your Collection

Select a musical category below to explore the finest Poulenc recordings available.

Orchestral Chamber Vocal Opera

Les biches Chamber Music Choral Works Dialogues des Carmélites

Organ Concerto Gloria

Piano Concertos Mélodies

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