French composer, music teacher, and conductor Nadia Juliette Boulanger (1887-1979) was a student of Fauré. Nadia stopped composing after the death of younger sister Lili. She taught in France and in the United States and her students included Aaron Copland, Walter Piston, and Roger Sessions. She also established several firsts as a woman conductor.
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Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Nadia Boulanger Remembered: My Personal Recollections
Albert Alan Owen recalls his time as her composition student in Paris in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Gives glimpses of her personality as well as musical abilities.
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