Erik Satie: A 'gymnopedist' ahead of his time

Art Aug 18, 2015

Erik Satie: A 'gymnopedist' ahead of his time

by Mark Thompson

Erik Satie (1866-1925) said and did a lot of memorable things, many remarkably outlandish. Brilliant and bonkers, he composed works that range from cabaret ditties to a "symphonic drama," from light music for educating children to complex parodies of the masters. And who can ...