Erik Satie (1866-1925) is one of the most popular and well-loved French composers of the late Romantic period. His music is known for its charm, elegance, and wit, and he is perhaps best known for his Gymnopédies, a series of three piano pieces which he composed in 1888. He later studied at the Paris Conservatory, where he studied composition with Camille Saint-Saëns.
Despite his relatively short career, Erik Satie left a lasting legacy. His music is still popular today and his Gymnopédies are among the most beloved pieces of music ever written. If you’re looking for beautiful, romantic, and witty piano music, look no further than Erik Satie.