Jacques Ibert
Date of Birth
Aug 15, 1890
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

Noted French composer Jacques Ibert is best known for composing opera, ballet music and chamber music. His best known work is his "Concerto for Flute & Orchestra" (1934). Trained at the Paris Conservatoire, Ibert later studied under Fauré. Between the '30s and the '50s, Ibert composed the soundtracks for a number of distinguished films and worked closely with such directors as Duvivier,...