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Caroline Potter

Letters to Nadia Boulanger in F-Pn A. Kendall : The Tender Tyrant: Nadia Boulanger, A Life Devoted to Music (London, 1976) R. Orr : ‘A Note on Nadia Boulanger’, MT , 120 (1979), 999 only B. Monsaingeon : Mademoiselle: entretiens avec Nadia Boulanger (Luynes, 1980; Eng. trans., 1985) ‘Lili et Nadia Boulanger’, ReM , nos.353–4 (1982) [Boulanger issue, incl. list of N. Boulanger's pupils] L. Rosenstiel : Nadia Boulanger: a Life in Music (New York, 1982) D.G. Campbell : Master Teacher: Nadia Boulanger (Washington DC, 1984) J. Spycket : Nadia Boulanger

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Fontainebleau French château, south of Paris, used for musical performances in the 17th and 18th centuries; see Paris, §V, 2 . The American Conservatory, at which Nadia Boulanger taught, is at Fontainebleau. See also Paris, §V, 2: Music at court outside Paris: Fontainebleau

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Reviser Ronald Kinloch Anderson, Jessica Duchen and Humphrey Burton

Menuhin, Jeremy Member of Menuhin family ( b San Francisco , Nov 2, 1951 ). Pianist , son of (1) Yehudi Menuhin. He studied in Paris with Nadia Boulanger, Vienna and Italy and made his début at the Gstaad Festival in 1965 . He has toured widely with many European and American orchestras and appears as a recitalist and in chamber music with colleagues including the cellist Steven Isserlis, the soprano Edith Mathis and various string quartets. A pianist of sensitivity and intelligence, he frequently performed concertos with his father conducting; together

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[ née Kühnlová ], Julie ( b Prague , Oct 9, 1888 ; d Prague , Feb 25, 1938 ). Czech composer . She studied composition in Prague with Josef Bohuslav Foerster ( 1919–21 ), in Berne with Ernst Hohlfeld, and in Paris with Albert Roussel ( 1924–9 ) and with Nadia Boulanger at the Ecole Normale. Her works, which blend neo-romanticism and impressionism, were frequently given during her lifetime by eminent performers. As the wife of a Czech diplomat and musicologist, she played some part in spreading a knowledge of modern Czech music outside her own

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Faruk Yener

Kodall ι , Nevit ( b Mersin , Dec 12, 1924 ). Turkish composer and conductor . He studied from 1939 to 1947 at the Ankara State Conservatory with Akses, and from 1948 in Paris with Honegger and Nadia Boulanger. He returned to Turkey in 1953 and, after teaching at the Ankara Conservatory for two years, was appointed conductor at the Ankara State Opera, where his two operas have been produced regularly. Since 1962 he has been a composer at the State Theatre. Kodall ι ’s works retain classical forms, but make use of Turkish folk music

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Jessica Duchen

Hill, Peter ( b Lyndhurst , June 14, 1948 ). English pianist and teacher . He took a degree in music at Oxford University and went on to study the piano with Cyril Smith and Nadia Boulanger at the RCM. In 1974 he made his recital début at London's Wigmore Hall. Alongside his Classical and 20th-century repertory, he is a constant champion of new music, having given the first performances of Nicholas Sackman's Ellipsis ( 1976 ), Howard Skempton's Trace ( 1980 ), Nigel Osborne's Sonata ( 1981 ) and Douglas Young's Dreamlandscapes ( 1984

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Milena Bozhikova

composition at the age of six, and at the age of eight he was a student of Nadia Boulanger until her death in 1979 . She referred to him as ‘the gift of my old age’. At the age of ten, he composed and performed a piano concerto with Yehudi Menuhin conducting. He pursued studies at the Paris Conservatory with Lelia Gousseau, Pierre Sancan, and Geneviève Joy-Dutilleux, as well as at the École Normale de Musique de Paris with Pierre Dervaux (conducting). In 1979 he became the assistant of Nadia Boulanger and in 1980 professor at the École Normale de Musique in Paris. He

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Annegret Fauser and Robert Orledge

Archives de La Fondation Nadia et Lili Boulanger, Paris Principal publishers: Durand, Ricordi Bibliography GroveW ( R. Orledge ) [incl. further bibliography] M. Piré : En recueillement (Paris, 1920) C. Mauclair : ‘La vie et l’oeuvre de Lili Boulanger’, ReM , 2/9–11 (1921), 147–55 C. Koechlin : ‘Evolution de l’harmonie: période contemporaine depuis Bizet et César Franck jusqu’à nos jours’, Encyclopédie du Conservatoire de Paris , ed. A. Lavignac and L. de la Laurencie (Paris, 1925), 591–760 P. Landormy : ‘Lili Boulanger’, MQ , 16 (1930), 510–15

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Christiane Spieth-Weissenbacher

Couraud, Marcel ( b Limoges , Oct 20, 1912 ; d Loches , Sept 14, 1986 ). French conductor . He studied the organ with André Marchal, followed courses in harmony, counterpoint and fugue at the Ecole Normale, Paris, until 1939 , and attended Nadia Boulanger’s composition classes. He also studied conducting with Charles Münch. He made his début in 1945 on French radio, and in the same year founded the Marcel Couraud Vocal Ensemble which made several recordings before being disbanded in 1954 . He then concentrated his activities on choir and oratorio

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Caroline Potter

mixed Russian and American parentage. She started composing at the age of 12 and was one of Nadia Boulanger’s first composition pupils in Paris, remaining her lifelong friend. Later, she studied conducting with Weingartner in Basle ( 1930–31 ) and the piano with Vengerova in New York ( 1943 ). Boulanger promoted Manziarly’s music in Paris, conducting the Triptyque pour une madone de Lorenzo d’Alessandro ( 1934 ) in her first appearance on the podium in the French capital; Boulanger also introduced her to Princesse Edmond de Polignac, who commissioned several works. M

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Jennifer W. Kelly

Ignatius Martyr in Long Beach, New York at the age of 12. Graduating from Oberlin College in piano performance, Contino accepted positions at Smith College and Mount Holyoke College (Massachusetts) and founded the Amherst Community Opera. Contino continued her studies in France with nadia Boulanger at the Conservatoire Américain at Fontainebleau, where she was awarded the 1960 Premier Prix Hors Concours in conducting. After obtaining Master’s and Doctorate degrees in conducting from Indiana University, Contino accepted a position as Director of Opera and Choral Activities

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Michael Meckna

English, Granville ( b Louisville, KY , Jan 27, 1895 ; d New York , Sept 1, 1968 ). American composer . He studied at the Chicago Musical College (BM 1915 ) with Felix Borowski , Reuter, and Nathan Gunn , and privately with nadia Boulanger , Charles Haubiel , Wallingford Riegger , and Tibor Serly . He taught in Chicago from 1923 to 1925 , and later privately in New York. In 1961 he was composer-in-residence at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, under a Ford Foundation grant. His awards include three New York Federation of Music Clubs prizes

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Vernon Gotwals and Judi Caldwell

Newman, Anthony ( b Los Angeles, CA , May 12, 1941 ). American organist , harpsichordist , and composer . In 1959–60 he studied in Paris with Pierre Cochereau and Nadia Boulanger at the Ecole Normale de Musique. He received the BS degree in organ from the Mannes College in 1962 , an MA in composition from Harvard University in 1963 after study with Kirchner and Berio, and the DMA in organ at Boston University in 1966 . He served on the faculties of the Juilliard School ( 1968–73 ), was director of the graduate music program at Purchase College-SUNY

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Vernon Gotwals

American organist and educator . The son of a Methodist minister, he received the BM degree from the American Conservatory in Chicago in 1920 and the BA from Northwestern University in 1924 . He also studied with Wilhelm Middelschulte, Lynnwood Farnam, T. Tertius Noble, and Nadia Boulanger, and at Union Theological Seminary (MSM 1930 , DSM 1944 ). He taught at Northwestern, the Juilliard School, New York University, the Mannes College, and, from 1931 , the School of Sacred Music of Union Theological Seminary. In 1945 he became director there, following Clarence

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Jere T. Humphreys

June 28, 1935 ). American Music educator and scholar . She graduated from Mount Holyoke College (BA 1957 ), Harvard Graduate School of Education (MAT 1958 ), Converse College (MM 1962 ), and Teachers College, Columbia University (EDD 1971 ), and studied music theory with nadia Boulanger ( 1955–6 ). She taught music in the public schools of Waltham and Weston, Massachusetts ( 1958–61 ), and at Converse College ( 1961–9 ) and the University of Georgia ( 1971–2000 ). At Georgia she was a Senior Teaching Fellow ( 1991–2 ), General Sandy Beaver Teaching Professor (l988–91)

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Barbara Zwolska-Stęszeweska

studied the piano at the Kraków Music Institute with Klara Czop-Umlaufowa (until 1911 ) and at the Vienna Music Academy with R. Schmidt (graduating in 1917 ). From 1918 to 1939 she taught her own music courses for beginners in Warsaw, after which she studied composition, with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. She was also a professor of piano at the Institute for Popular Music in Lódź. Though Klechniowska’s educational music enjoys greater popularity than her other works, her output in most areas is quite extensive. Her orchestral music includes Wawel , a symphonic poem (

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Barbara A. Petersen and Richard R. Bunbury

( b Davidson, OK , May 15, 1904 ; d Arlington, VA , Aug 26, 1986 ). American administrator , educator , and composer . She studied at the University of Oklahoma (BFA 1924 ) and Eastman School of Music (MM 1938 , PhD 1948 ), and she studied composition with Nadia Boulanger. After teaching at the Southwestern Institute (now Southwestern Oklahoma State University) ( 1938–41 ), she was vice-president of Carl Fischer and a consultant for Oxford University Press, both in New York City. She also edited music and books on music, and produced radio programs

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William F. Coscarelli

at age eleven, after hearing Alexander Schreiner play the Mormon Tabernacle organ, she began organ studies. Bish studied organ with Dorothy Addy, Era Wilder Peniston, Mildred Andrews, and Marie-Claire Alain, studied harpsichord with Gustav Leonhardt, and attended classes with Nadia Boulanger. In 1982 she began her own television series The Joy of Music , which continues to reach a vast worldwide audience every week. She also served as organist at the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for 20 years. Bish has won several performance competitions

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Garry E. Clarke

Hope, Samuel ( Howard ) ( b Owensboro, KY , Nov 5, 1946 ). American accreditation organization executive . He was educated at the Eastman School of Music (BM 1967 ) and Yale University (MMA 1970 ) and studied composition with Nadia Boulanger. After serving as dean and composer-in-residence at the Atlanta Boy Choir School of Music ( 1970–73 ) and as executive director of music alumni at Yale ( 1974–5 ), in 1975 he became executive director of the National Office for Arts Accreditation and the organizations it serves: National Association of Schools

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James Methuen-Campbell

rne , Dec 12, 1903 ; d Greensboro, NC , June 21, 1998 ). American pianist and teacher of French birth . A child prodigy, he became a pupil of Roger-Ducasse and at the age of nine entered the Paris Conservatoire, where his teachers were Santiago Riera for piano and Nadia Boulanger for harmony and counterpoint. A fellow-pupil was Copland, whose music Ericourt was the first to play in public. After graduation he decided to pursue studies with Roger-Ducasse and Riera for a further four years. In 1926 Ericourt went to the USA and taught at the Cincinnati