IBERO Jacques Francois (Ibert, Jacques Francois)( French composer.)
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Biography IBERO Jacques Francois (Ibert, Jacques Francois)
Born August 15, 1890 in Paris. He studied at the Paris Conservatory G. Faure, A. and E. Zhedalzha pessary, by 1914 has received awards for courses of harmony, counterpoint and fugue, and in 1919 - the Rome Prize for his cantata The Poet and the Fairy (Le Pote et la fe). In the conservatory years Ibert was a close friend of D. Milhaud, but not experienced the influence of his work. If you look for parallels, the Ibero can be compared more with another French composer - A. Rousselet.
In 1920-1923 he lived in Rome Ibert. One of the first Roman works Ibero Ballad of Reading Jail was (Ballade de la gle de Reading, 1920) (by Oscar Wilde). In 1947 Ballad was staged as a ballet in Paris 'Opera-Comique'. It soon became clear that in the face of the Ibero French music was the author's witty and elegant, prone to outrageous, but free from vulgarity. This affected his theatrical works, especially the comic operas of Angelica (Anglique, 1927) and King Iveta (Le Roi d 'Ivetot, 1930).
One of the best works of the composer of the Roman period were three symphony, Gavan (Escales): Rome - Palermo, Tunisia - Nephi and Valencia. Concerto for Cello and Wind (1925) may be called a parody of the classic concert, Concerto for Flute and Chamber Concerto (Concertino da camera) for saxophone (1934) became classics of music of our century; String Quartet in C major (1943) and Trio for Violin, . cello and harp (1944) are particularly otshlifovannostyu letters,
. Among the later works of the Ibero distinguished ballets Loves of Jupiter (Les Amours de Jupiter, . 1946) and a knight errant (Le Chevalier errant, . 1950), . as well as the Sinfonia concertante (Symphonie concertante) for oboe and string orchestra (1949) and Louisville Concert (Louisville Concerto, . 1954),
Ibert - the first musician, who became the director of the French Academy in Rome: in this position he was from 1937 to 1961, then took over as director of the National Federation of opera ( 'Grand Opera' and 'Opera-Comique'). Died Ibert in Paris on Feb. 5, 1962.