Claude Debussy

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  • Born

    Born
  • Claude Debussy´s first music lessons.

    Claude Debussy´s first music lessons.
    At the age of 7 she began taking music lessons.
  • Claude got his first piano

    Claude got his first piano
    His family was poor but the Paris Conservatory gave him a piano because of his maestry.
  • Went to Russia to meet Tchaikovsky

    Went to Russia to meet Tchaikovsky
    He went to Russia to meet Tchaikovsky and he travelled in Europe in that summer. Then, he returned in the next two years.
  • Claude won a prize in Rome

    Claude won a prize in Rome
    He won a prize in Rome which gave him the oppurtunity to study music for 2 years in Italy
  • Claude developed his own musical language

    Claude developed his own musical language
  • Married Rosalie Texier

    Married Rosalie Texier
  • Claude's Wife tries to commit suicide

    Claude's Wife tries to commit suicide
    On 14 October, five days before their fifth wedding anniversary, Texier attempted suicide, shooting herself in the chest with a revolver while standing in the Place de la Concorde; she survived, although the bullet remained lodged in her vertebrae for the rest of her life.
  • Claude was diagnosed with Cancer

    Claude was diagnosed with Cancer
  • Claude Debussy Dies

    Claude Debussy Dies