Francis Poulenc in France - September, 1919

from Selected correspondence 1915-1963 / Francis Poulenc, page 36:

I cannot express how happy I was to meet you and how much I enjoyed hearing your rags; they are truly magnificent and I look forward to hearing them again soon in Paris. 

cite as

Francis Poulenc, and Sidney Buckland (ed.), Selected correspondence 1915-1963 / Francis Poulenc (:London, 1991), p. 36. accessed: 3 October, 2023

location of experience: France


Francis Poulenc
Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Piano Rag Music
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1919
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Letter from Francis Poulenc to Igor Stravinsky, 83 rue de Monceau, Paris, 26 September 1919. Poulenc had recently heard Stravinsky playing his 'Piano Rag Music' at the home of Valentine and Jean Hugo.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:42:13 +0000
Approved on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:27:07 +0100