Composer of the Week: Gabriel Fauré

A relatively unknown composer with some of the most luscious classical works ever created, Gabriel Fauré is our Composer of the Week! b. May 12, 1845 – Pamiers, Ariege, France d. November 4, 1924 – Paris, France Gabriel Fauré grew up playing the harmonium in a local chapel and went on to work as a church organist for many congregations in France. Fauré was a prolific composer and was especially known for his Requiem, Masques et Bergamesques,

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