Maurice Ravel

Maurice Ravel bio

Birth Name: Joseph-Maurice Ravel

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: March 7, 1875

Date Of Death: December 28, 1937

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Maurice Ravel was born on the 7th of March, 1875. He was best known for being a Composer. One of the pioneers of Impressionist music who was best known for his 1928 orchestral work “Boléro.” He refused the Legion d’honneur when the French government offered it to him in 1920.

Maurice Ravel was born in France. He was trained by the famed Émile Descombes while attending the Conservatoire de Paris. He hated “Boléro,” his most famous work, and considered it “a piece for orchestra without music” and trivial in the extreme. His music–especially “Jeux d’eau,” –demanded virtuosity in skills from those who sought to master it.

Maurice Ravel was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Maurice Ravel was born in 1870s.

Joseph-Maurice Ravel 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Maurice Ravel was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Joseph-Maurice Ravel
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Maurice Ravel was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Maurice Ravel was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Maurice Ravel had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Maurice Ravel’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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