Erik Satie - Cultural Anarchist?
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10 of the greatest composers who broke the law
3. Erik Satie - Cultural Anarchist?
In much the same way as Stravinsky's Rite Of Spring caused a riot at its premiere, Erik Satie's collaboration with Jean Cocteau entitled 'Parade' ended up in a bit of a fracas on its opening night. In fact, Satie ended up in jail for eight days as a result.