Georges Auric(1899-1983), French composer, studied at the Montpellier Conservatory and then at the Paris Conservatory. From 1914 to 1916 he studied with Vincent d'Indy at the Schola cantorium. His classmates at the conservatory included Milhaud and Honegger, with whom he, as well as Durey, Poulenc, and Tailleferre became known as "Les six". He was appointed as the president of Societe d'auteurs, director of the Paris Opera, and Opera-Comique. His works includes ballet music, film scores and piano music.