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Product Details

  • Series: Reaktion Books - Critical Lives
  • Paperback: 175 pages
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books (June 15, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1861893213
  • ISBN-13: 978-1861893215
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.5 x 7.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,120,188 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A welcome reassessment of Satie that places him at the hub of radical events."
(Julian Haylock Classic FM 2007-08-01)

About the Author

Mary E. Davis is associate professor in the Department of Music at Case Western Reserve University and is also the author of Classic Chic: Music, Fashion, and Modernism.



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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Alan Bertaux on September 1, 2013
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Satie's Last words were reported to be "oh, the cows". This is a bad translation of the French slang for "oh, the S.O.B.'s"
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Mary E. Davis is Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

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