Born on this day in 1862, Claude Debussy is one of the most unique composers in history. I say this because one is hard-pressed to find composers who can truly be considered an antecedent or consequent to Debussy’s compositional style.
Here is my Spotify playlist of my favorite recordings —
Listen on Spotify: Happy Birthday, Claude Debussy! Here are a few of Donato's favorite recordings.
Here is Ken Russell’s whacky 1965, The Debussy Film. Who knew that Oliver Reed would be a fine Debussy?
And here are my favorite performances and documentaries found on YouTube-