Erik Satie

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Satie with Claude Debussy in Debussy's home, June 1911, photographed by Igor Stravinsky.
Born May 17, 1866(1866-05-17)
Honfleur, France
Died July 1, 1925(1925-07-01) (aged 59)
Arcueil, France
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Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (1866–1925), who signed his name Erik Satie after 1884, was a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th-century Parisian avant-garde.

Works and their interpretations[edit]


  • Writings of Erik Satie, trans. & ed. Nigel Wilkins, Da Capo, 1982, 178 pp.
  • A Mammal's Notebook: Collected Writings of Erik Satie, ed. & intro. Ornella Volta, trans. Antony Melville, London: Atlas, 1996, 208 pp; 2014. [1], Review, [2].
  • Satie's writings on Wikisource-FR