Olivier Messiaen

Sibelius prize winner 1971

Olivier Messiaen

Born 10 December 1908 in Avignon, France
Died 27 April 1992 in Paris, France

Studied at the Paris Conservatoire

Principal organist at the Sainte Trinité in Paris 1930–1992

Professor at the Paris Conservatoire 1941–1978

Founded the group La Jeune France in 1936

Member:

Institut de France 1967–1992 and academies in numerous countries

Works

  • Turangalila Symphony
  • opera
  • works for choir and orchestra
  • vocal works
  • piano and organ music
  • chamber works

Commandeur des Arts et Lettres
Grand Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite
Florent Schmitt Prize 1963
Netherlands Erasmus Prize 1971
Sonning Prize 1977

Kaikki kansallisuudet ↓

Kaikki vuodet ↓

  • Valitse kansallisuus
  • Kaikki
  • Austria
  • Denmark
  • Federal Republic of Germany
  • Finland
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • South Korea
  • UK
  • USA
  • USSR
  • Valitse vuosi
  • Kaikki
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2012
  • 2009
  • 2006
  • 2003
  • 2000
  • 1983
  • 1973
  • 1971
  • 1965
  • 1963
  • 1958
  • 1955
  • 1953