Clarinet Concerto No.1 in Eb major (2) Leopold Kozeluch
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Ravel: 15 facts about the great composer
In 1932, Ravel suffered a blow to his head in a taxi accident. Afterwards he was frequently absent-minded. The remainder of his life was plagued by a malfunction of the brain probably caused by Pick's disease which increasingly affected his speech and movement. He died after a final, unsuccessful operation in 1937.