Jacques Castérède

Biography

Born: April 10, 1926; Paris, France  
Castérède studied piano, analysis, and composition at the Paris Conservatoire. After winning the Prix de Rome in 1953, he returned to the Conservatoire as a teacher of solfège and later served as a professor of etudes and analysis. His ballet But (1959) was produced at the Paris Opéra and his oratorio Le livre du Job (1958) was performed at the Concerts Pasdeloup. His compositions are similar in style to that of Honegger, diatonic with 1920s Read more rhythms. Read less