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At sea with Jean Cras

tue 26 aug 2014

Jean Cras (1879-1932) was a man who was full of contradictions. Learn more by listening to our programme about this intriguing sailor, composer and inventor of nautical instruments.

Jean Cras had a distinguished career in the French navy but is also remembered for composing music that has been compared to Duparc, Debussy and Ravel. In addition he also found time to invent a number of nautical instruments.

Producer and presentor: Thijs Bonger

 

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