Claude Debussy’s ‘Clair de Lune’ Featured on Google Doodle (+Video)

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
August 22, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Claude Debussy’s “Clair de Lune” is being featured on Google Doodle on Thursday to note the 151st anniversary of his birth.

The doodle includes a moonlit scene in Paris that goes along to the composition, which is known as one of Debussy’s most famous. “Clair de Lune” is French for “moonlight.”

The doodle appears on Google’s homepage.

Debussy was born Aug. 22, 1862, and is considered one of the most prominent composers of the 19th century and one of the most influential Impressionist composers.

He died of cancer at age 55 in 1918.

Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.