Real name: Jean René Désiré Françaix
Effective period / Period of releases: 1954 - 2001French composer and pianist, born 23rd May 1912 in Le Mans, died 25th September 1997 in Paris.
Father of pianist Claude Françaix. His father was director of the Le Mans conservatory. Due to this he already started to compose as a young man for the conservatory's board.