Erik Alfred Leslie Satie was a #French #composer and #pianist. He was the pioneer of the avant-garde, influenced the minimalist, repetitive music, and the Theatre of the Absurd. He premiered his ballet "Parade" in 1917, and the costumes were designed by Pablo #Picasso. "Parade" was made by the state-of-the-art artists and it was the important work for the Ballets Russes. Erik Satie had a great effect to Les Six, a group of six French composers, such as Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, and ect.