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Les Six

Pronunciation: /leɪ ˈsiːs/
Pronunciation: /le sis/
(also the Six)
A group of six Parisian composers (Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Germaine Tailleferre, Georges Auric, and Francis Poulenc) formed after the First World War, whose music represents a reaction against romanticism and impressionism.

Origin

French, literally 'the Six'.

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