Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (17 May 1866 – 1 July 1925) – he signed his name Erik Satie after 1884 – was a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th century Parisian avant-garde. His work was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, repetitive music, and the Theatre of the Absurd.
- Erik Satiehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020dy64.jpg2014-06-05T13:20:00ZDonald Macleod explores the life and work of Erik Satie, arguably one of the most peculiar, enigmatic and misunderstood figures in musical historyhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/e1d521ea-5b97-4981-987c-ba988b2a87d7?clipfocus=p020dy9kSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 1 hour 5 mins
- Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01w6gmv.jpg2014-03-25T14:14:00ZHoward Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Erik Satie's first Gymnopédie.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/e1d521ea-5b97-4981-987c-ba988b2a87d7?clipfocus=p01w6gmzSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 4 mins
Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1
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