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Déré, Jean

Déré, Jean , French composer; b. Niort, June 23, 1886;d. Sainte Suzanne, Mayenne, Dec. 6,1970. He studied at the Paris Cons, with Caussade, Diemer, and Widor, winning the second Prix de Rome (1919). Among his works were the symphonic poem Krischna, incidental music for Marlowe’s Faustus, 3 esquisses for Piano and Orch., chamber music, piano pieces, and songs.

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