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Pierre Max Dubois (1 March 1930 – 29 August 1995) was a French composer of classical music. He was a student of Darius Milhaud, and though not widely popular, was respected. He brought the ideas of Les Six, of which his instructor was a member, into the mid-1900s. This group called for a fresh artistic perspective on music. The music of Dubois is characteristically light hearted with interesting harmonic and melodic textures.

He was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1955. Most of his works are for woodwinds, especially for saxophone. His Quartet for Saxophones in F premiered in 1962. Another of his works is the 'Pieces characteristiques en forme de suite', written for Alto Saxophone with piano accompaniment.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1989 Tallinna Saksofonikvartett Tallinna Saksofonikvartett 1
Saxophone Concertos Polish National Chamber Orchestra of Slupsk, Bohdan Jarmołowicz, Greg Banaszak 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1972 Saxophone Concertos Compilation Various Artists 1
1988 Pasticcio - Kulinarische Musikalitäten In Audiophilen Beispielen Compilation Various Artists 1
Blue Classics Compilation Various Artists 1

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