Boulanger, Nadia Juliette
Born: Sep 16, 1887 AD
Died: 1979 AD, at 92 years of age.
1887 - She was born in Paris on the 16th of September.
- She studied at the Paris Conservatoire.
- She became the staunch, admiring friend of Stravinsky.
1921 - Her music and Fauré's provided the standards by which she taught, notably at the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau.
- She was the most energetic, influential teacher, attracting pupils from all over the world; Copland and Carter were among them.
- As a conductor, she was a pioneer in performing French Baroque and Renaissance music and she gave new works.
1979 - She died on the 22nd of October.
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