Claude is the pseudonym for Louise Marie Simon, a french composer born in Paris, November 30, 1903. She studied at the Paris Conservatoire under Marguerite Long, Caussade, Roger Ducasse, N. Calon and Paul Dukas and in 1932 won first prize for composition. She also recieved the Prix Ambroise Thomas, Prix Lepaulle, Prix de Gouy d’Arsy and the Legion of Honor. She was one of the first composers to participate in P. Shaeffer’s Musique Concrete. A large number of her works were commissioned by French radio and television. Claude died in Paris in 1990.
Works for wind ensemble:
Dixtour pour instruments à vent (2fl, 1ob, 2cl, 2bsn, 1hn, 1tb, 1a-sax) (1967)