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Jules Mouquet

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Jules Mouquet

Biography

Jules Mouquet (July 10, 1867 - October 25, 1946) was a French composer.

Jules Mouquet studied at the Conservatoire de Paris with Théodore Dubois and Xavier Leroux. In 1896, he won the prestigious Rome Prize with his cantata Mélusine. He went on to win another two composition prizes, the Prix Trémont (1905) and the Prix Chartier (1907). Mouquet became professor of harmony at the Conservatoire de Paris in 1913. One of his notable students was Léo-Pol Morin.

Mouquet's main influences were the late Romantic and Impressionist composers. Most of his compositions are for wind instruments. His best known work is probably his Sonata, Op. 15, La Flûte de Pan, composed in 1906, with versions for flute and orchestra, and flute and piano.


Works for Winds


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