Claude Debussy

The finest that france has to offer

Early in Life

  • Claude began to show that he was a gifted pianist at the age of 9
  • He began playing music for Nadazhda Filaretovna von Meck.


  • He worked for wealthy people.
  • His most successful piece was Clair de Lune
  • He is still famous for this piece today

3 things to know

1) He created his own alter ego that he liked to call "Monsieur Croche"
2) He came from a poor family
3) He married Rosalie Texier in 1899 and heft her for Emma Bardac 5 years later

The Life of Claude

Date of birth: August 22, 1862
Place of birth: France
Date of death: March 25, 1918
Cause of death: Colon Cancer
This isn't my favorite movie but the piece Clair de Lune is playing in the background! ENJOY!!! :) --->

BY: Emily Harriman