283 6 Gnossiennes

Down 56 for this, the 1st of Satie's 2 entries in this year's Hall of Fame.

Erik Satie was a French Composer and pianist, who would, without doubt, come top of any list of eccentric composers. Satie's coining of the word "gnossienne" was one of the rare occasions when a composer used a new term to indicate a new type of composition. His six Gnossiennes served to cement Satie's status as the musical pin-up boy of Bohemian Paris in the late nineteenth century.

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