The works of Debussy are considered one of few, seminal forces in classical music of the 20th Century. His original system of harmony and musical structure made him one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music.

The Google Doodle marking his birth features a moonlight riverside scene with flashing streets lights, a windmill and various vehicles including boats, bicycles, cars and balloons.

As the scene progresses to the sound of Clair de lune in the background rain begins to fall on the river. The scene ends with...