Desportes, Yvonne (Berthe Melitta)
- James R. Briscoe
(b Coburg, Germany, July 18, 1907; d Paris, Dec 29, 1993). French composer. The daughter of the composer Emile Desportes, she studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Dupré and Dukas (composition) and Lefébure and Cortot (piano). She received the Prix de Rome in ...