I discovered 'Rite of Spring' when I was 21. As a matter of fact, not with orchestra first, because it was still a work which was not often performed. Don't forget that I was 19 in 1944, still the Occupation time. So it was performed slightly after the end of the war, in 1945.

Pierre Boulez

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Author Profession: Composer
Nationality: French
Born: March 26, 1925
Died: January 5, 2016

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