Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles Messiaen
was a French composer, educator and organist of the 20th century whose works influenced other notable names in music like Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen. Among his major compositions are "Quatuor pour la fin du temps," "Saint Francois d' Assise" and "Turangalîla-Symphonie."Music Education in the News:
A nonprofit organization called Little Kids Rock
helps bring music education to public schools across the United States.This Day in Music History:
1952 - Patti Page's song ""I Went to Your Wedding" topped the charts for 10 weeks.