Born 12 June 1897. Died 15 November 1986
Alexandre Tansman (born Aleksander Tansman; 12 June 1897 – 15 November 1986) was a Polish-born French composer and virtuoso pianist. He spent his early years in his native Poland, but lived in France for most of his life. His music is primarily neoclassical, drawing on his Polish-Jewish heritage as well as his French musical influences.