Proust's boyfriend Reynaldo Hahn (1875-1947) was an extremely talented pianist-singer-song writer who was much in demand in the fashionable Salons of Paris: he was something like the "Elton John" of his day.
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Hahn produced some of the finest "popular" French chansons: Chansons Grises & other songs by Reynaldo Hahn ; Felicity Lott - Mélodies sur de poèmes de Victor Hugo / Graham Johnson ; Songs by Reynaldo Hahn / Lott, Bostridge, Bickley; Johnson .
He also invented some fine chamber works: Hahn/Vierne: Piano Quintets ; Reynaldo Hahn: Quintets for piano and strings/ String Quartets ; Hahn: Integrale de L'Oeuvre Pour Deux Pianos, Vol. 1 ; Hahn: Oeuvres pour deux pianos ; Reynaldo Hahn Piano Works .
And even a large piano Concerto: Hahn/Massenet: Piano Concertos .
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