Boulanger, (Juliette) Nadia
- Caroline Potter
(b Paris, 16 Sept 1887; d Paris, 22 Oct 1979). French teacher, conductor and composer, sister of Lili Boulanger. Her father, Ernest Boulanger (1815–1900), was a composer (winner of the Prix de Rome in 1836) and singing teacher at the Paris Conservatoire; her mother, of Russian origin, had been one of his students. Nadia Boulanger entered the Paris Conservatoire at the age of ten, studying harmony with Paul Vidal and composition with Widor and Fauré; she also studied the organ privately with Vierne and Guilmant. She first came to public attention in ...