Le Quatuor ('the Quartet' in French) are a group of French musicians and stage actors known for their musical comedy acts.
The quartet has existed for around 30 years (as of 2011),and is composed of Jean-Claude Camors (violin), Laurent Vercambre (violin), Pierre Ganem (viola), and Jean-Yves Lacombe (cello). Their most recent stage show as of 2011 is 'Corps à Cordes'.
Quatuor pour la fin du temps, also known by its English title Quartet for the End of Time, is a piece of chamber music by the French composer Olivier Messiaen. It was premiered in 1941. The piece is scored for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano; a typical performance of the complete work lasts about 50 minutes. Messiaen wrote the piece while a prisoner of war in German captivity and it was first performed by his fellow prisoners. It is generally considered one of his most important works.
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