Maurice Maeterlinck1862 - 1949
Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck was a Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist who was a Fleming, but wrote in French. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1911 "in appreciation of his many-sided literary activities, and especially of his dramatic works, which are distinguished by a wealth of imagination and by a poetic fancy, which reveals, sometimes in the guise of a fairy tale, a deep inspiration, while in a mysterious way they appeal to the readers' own feelings and stimulate their imaginations". The main themes in his work are death and the meaning of life. His plays form an important part of the Symbolist movement.
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This list is likely to be of songs that have been performed at Oxford International Song Festivals and Oxford Song events, and may not be comprehensive of this composer's compositions. This database is ever growing as a work in progress, with further songs regularly being added.
|Als ihr Geliebter schied (1910)||Alexander von Zemlinsky|
|Attente (1910)||Lili Boulanger|
|Die drei Schwestern (1910)||Alexander von Zemlinsky|
|Die Mädchen mit den verbundenen Augen (1910)||Alexander von Zemlinsky|
|Lied der Jungfrau (1910)||Alexander von Zemlinsky|
|Reflets (1911)||Lili Boulanger|
|Sie kam zum Schloß gegangen (1913)||Alexander von Zemlinsky|
|Und kehrt er einst heim (1913)||Alexander von Zemlinsky|