Nadia Boulanger: A Life in Music (Paperback)
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Short Description for Nadia Boulanger Nadia Boulanger was an enormously influential musician and teacher, whose pupils numbered many distinguished performers and composers. For this revealing portrait, the author has drawn on Boulanger's private papers and on numerous interviews.
- Published: 29 April 1998
- Format: Paperback 440 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780393317138 ISBN 10: 0393317137
- Sales rank: 691,685
Full description for Nadia Boulanger
Nadia Boulanger's life spanned nearly a century, and at her death she was still director of the American School of Music at Fontainebleau, which she helped found after World War I. Enormously influential, she taught many distinguished performers and composers among them Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, and Elliott Carter. She helped American music gain worldwide recognition.For this first full biography, Leonie Rosenstiel has drawn on papers and records to which Boulanger gave her unprecedented access and also on numerous interviews. The result is a rich portrait of an important woman of our time.