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The composer who was gassed, the composers cut off from their royalties - and the one who gave his life to save his wife. You'll be touched by these stories of how the First World War affected great musicians.
Ravel tried to enlist as a pilot but his age and health were against him. He entered service instead as a truck driver. He dedicated his piano suite 'Le tombeau de Couperin' to the memory of specific friends killed in battle.
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