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  • n. Swiss composer (born in France) who was the founding member of a group in Paris that included Erik Satie and Darius Milhaud and Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau (1892-1955)


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  • Honegger's dramatic oratorio tells the story of the trial and execution of France's most famous female saint through a mixture of song and speech.

    This week's new live music

  • The series introduced in 1995 by Jorg Zintzmeyer features not statements but artists, including Alberto Giacometti, Arthur Honegger, and, on the 10 Franc note, Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known as the modernist architect Le Corbusier.

    Currency Exchange

  • The upcoming season sees both a West Coast tour and another Carnegie Hall appearance -- the orchestra's fourth since Alsop took over -- with a semi-staged version of Honegger's "Jeanne d'Arc au Bûcher," a Joan of Arc oratorio that's a centerpiece of this year's "woman" theme, coinciding with the 600th anniversary of Joan's birth in 2012.

    BSO does strong woman number in 2011-12

  • Marin Alsop leads the sweeping and rarely performed"Jeanne d'Arc au Bûcher" by Swiss-born composer, Arthur Honegger.

    A Flock of Rock Docs

  • In an interview about her work, Hesse-Honegger said:

    The Mutated Insects of Chernobyl

  • Since 1967, scientific illustrator Cornelia Hesse-Honegger has visited 25 nuclear sites, including that of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, documenting the mutated insects resulting from radioactive contamination.

    The Mutated Insects of Chernobyl

  • Science painter Cornelia Hesse-Honegger collects and paints mutant bugs in the vicinity of irradiated wastelands like Chernorbyl, around nuclear plants, and nuclear refining sites.

    Boing Boing

  • As music for her solo works she chose popular songs, psalms, classical works by Mozart, Bach, Chopin, Albeniz, Debussy and Honegger and compositions by young Jewish composers such as Menahem (Mahler-Kalkstein) Avidom (1908 – 1995), Uriyah Alexander Boskovich (1907 – 1964) and Marc Laury (1903 – 1967).

    Paula Padani.

  • After he lightly dismissed the Antheil -- and had a slight dig, for some forgotten reason, at Honegger -- we somehow went from Antheil's apparently consummated (according to Charles Amarkhanian) acquaintance with Hedy Lamarr, to a considerable discussion with Uncle Milt about the curvaceous talents of Rita Hayworth (!).

    Nickel in the Slot

  • The most basic was that Honegger was never able to identify this alleged staffer or say whether she had any reason to believe the staffer knew what he was talking about, The second was that Honegger, who published a book, "October Surprise," in 1989, herself seemed to have some difficulty in separating fact from fiction.

    Making Of A Myth


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