Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy bio

Birth Name: Achille-Claude Debussy

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: August 22, 1862

Date Of Death: March 25, 1918

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: French

Claude Debussy was born on the 22nd of August, 1862. He was known for being a Composer. Composer best known for the timeless “Clair de Lune.” He was prominent in the evolution of Impressionist music and use of symbolism.

Claude Debussy was born in France. He trained at the Paris Conservatoire, where he was a troublesome student, fighting against the traditional teachings of the school and experimenting with dissonance and intervals, much to the instructors’ consternation. His birthday was honored by Google on August 22, 2013, with a Google Doodle that played “Claire de Lune’s” first half.

Claude Debussy was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Claude Debussy was born in 1860s.

Achille-Claude Debussy is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Claude’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Claude Debussy’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Claude Debussy’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Claude Debussy kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Claude Debussy was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Achille-Claude Debussy
NICKNAME: Claude-Achille Debussy



Zodiac Sign: Claude Debussy was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Claude Debussy was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Claude Debussy had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Claude Debussy’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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