Arthur Honegger Biography
Swiss by nationality, Arthur Honegger was born and died in France, and was for a time associated with the group of Paris composers known as Les Six, although they were not bound together by ideals such as those of the Five in 19th century Russia. Honegger was a prolific composer in many genres, writing for the theatre and concert hall, as well as for the cinema. Orchestral Music
Honegger made some impression with his three symphonic movements, the first of a railway engine, Pacific 231, followed by Rugby, and a third with the simple title, Mouvement symphonique.